Last week Year 6 took a step back in time and experienced what life was like for evacuees in 1941. Through the excellent History Off the Page school experience, the children spent the morning in a 1940's school, writing with ink pens, and among other things, learning what to do during an air raid. In the afternoon, the children took part in a shopping task. They were given old money, a ration book and an ID card, they then had to purchase items from a shopping list, managing their money and their rationing stamps! Two children were given the role of being police officers, and by asking a series of questions, had to identify a German spy hiding amongst the shoppers. The children had a fantastic day and the whole experience brought to life all they had been learning about life during World War II.