Year 6 have kick started this term with the Second World War. Our new book 'Goodnight Mr Tom' has griped us and taken us back in time, as we explore the life of an evacuee - William Beach. Already, we have begun to understand the impact of the war on children of London and how they were evacuated and cared for by complete strangers, miles away. We created tableaus to show the different scenes in the story so far. From billeting officers, parents saying goodbye, children leaving, to people receiving the children in the countryside; there was a menagerie of emotions, felt by all. We explored these feelings and tried to understand how they may have coped.