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Florence Nightingale

A wonderful animated, narrated story about Florence Nightingale.

Teachers, Pupils
6-8 year olds
Florence Nightingale - Getting Dressed

A beautifully illustrated account of the clothing Florence Nightingale would have worn in Victorian times.

Teachers, Pupils
7-14 year olds
Florence Nightingale Fact Pack

An illustrated PDF document which is full of information and stories about Florence Nightingale.

Pupils
7-13 year olds
Why do we remember Florence Nightingale?

Here the National Archives website has produced details about Florence Nightingale based on original photographs and documents. Useful as a teacher reference for lesson ideas.

Teachers, Pupils
7-11 year olds
Florence Nightingale Museum

This site has biographical details of Florence Nightingale and other Victorians. There are details of school visits to this museum in London.

Teachers
9-14 year olds
Florence Nightingale: the lady with the Lamp

This site from the BBC examines whether the romantic image of the Lady with the Lamp was entirely justified.

Teachers, Pupils
11-16 year olds
Historic Figures

A brilliant BBC site featuring biographies of famous people in history.

Teachers, Pupils
11-18 year olds
History of Medicine

This site shows how ideas in medicine have changed over the centuries. You can use either an interactive timeline or examine 9 time periods of history. Click on the important historical figures to access short biographies.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents
11-16 year olds
Victorians - Key Figures in History

A non fiction resource on key Victorian figures such as Queen Victoria, Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale, Charles Darwin and Ernest Shackleton. Ideal as a homework resource or for class research.

Pupils
7-11 year olds