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Creative Curriculum

Can ordinary people change the world?


Our topic in Spring term focuses on Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. 

As a historian we will:

  • Ask questions about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. 
  • Talk about how we know about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. 
  • Carry out research to find out about the life of Florence Nightingale or Mary Seacole.
  • Talk about what type of evidence is more reliable when finding out about the past. 
  • Describe Florence Nightingale or Mary Seacole and talk about what they did. 
  • Compare the lives of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole using a timeline. 
  • Investigate if Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole had an impact on modern nursing. 
  • Use words and phrases such as a long time ago, recently and years to talk about Florence Nightingale and/or Mary Seacole. 


    As a geographer we will: