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Dunkirk Primary School

Dunkirk Primary School

Wollaton at War

We have been reading the fabulous book 'Adolphus Tips' The story is set in 1943 during the second world war and is the diary of a young girl who has to leave her town of Slapton as allied forces prepare to invade France. However, her little cat Tips has other ideas

As part of our Theme work, we have been learning about Wollaton Hall and the part it played in World War 2. American paratroopers were based in preparation for D-Day, and they returned and remained at Wollaton Hall until they were required in Belgium. Here are some sketches of the Hall.