Dunkeswell War Stories


As part of the Dunkeswell War Stories project, the team worked with the children of Broadhembury Primary School to introduce the important role played by Dunkeswell during the second world war and to give children a first-hand look at documentary film-making.

Here are the lesson plans and printable resources relating to this project, suitable for children at Key Stage 2 (KS2) and beyond.

Session 1 – Introduction to the War

Session 2 – Rationing and Wartime Food

Session 3 – Children in the War

Session 4 – The US Navy in Dunkeswell

Session 5 – Local Life

Session 6 – Making films about the war


Worksheets and resources – all sessions [ [pdf 2MB]

Atlantic Map for Session 1

Map Counters for Session 1

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