LO: To reflect on how one person can make a difference.
All of our English work this week is going to be based about VE day. On Friday this week, we have a Bank Holiday as it is 75 years since World War 2 ended. The day the War was announced as being over was called VE Day which stands for Victory in Europe. First of all, I want you to read the information below on Captain Tom. I’m sure you have seen his picture in the news a lot recently! Captain Tom was in the armed forces during World War 2 and he is now 100 years old! He has just raised £30million for the NHS walking around his garden! What a fantastic man! On his birthday, the RAF flew two spitfire planes over his house as a celebration… watch them below!
I would like you to use the internet today to research Captain Tom’s fundraising journey. Then make a poster with pictures/drawings/information all about Captain Tom and the work he has done to raise money.
Email me your work or post it on the blog!
Today, we are also going to look at something linked to Captain Tom in History too. I would like you to do some research on the ranks in the army. I have posted a few websites below that will be useful.
I would like you to write this information in your work books, writing the different ranks in order with their symbols and a few facts about each rank.
Captain Tom was obviously a Captain, however on his 100th birthday he was promoted to Colonel, how fantastic! Finally, answer this question in your workbooks…
If you had to be in the army, which rank would you choose? And why?
Show me your work on either the blog or my email!