30 January, 2013
St George’s Primary 4 have just taken part in a drama workshop covering aspects of the history of World War II, including the many hardships of war, such as the loss of life, rationing and the evacuation of children to the countryside.
Visiting dramatists from the Hopscotch Theatre Company took the students through many serious aspects of family life as the war began, from the declaration of war, food and clothing rationing and of course the evacuation.
In the first years of the Blitz, (Blitz was the German word for ‘lightning’), the evacuation of many of Britain’s cities was the biggest and most concentrated mass movement of people in Britain’s history.
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