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Florence Nightingale


Florence Nightingale is a famous historical person from the Victorian era. 

Your challenge is to find out about Florence Nightingale and what she did to be famous. Head over to Mrs Dowker's Fun & Learning Zone to find out what makes Florence Nightingale special to Mrs Dowker. 

There is a Magic Grandad film clip to watch and a Purple Mash slide show to then get you started.


You can write about Florence Nightingale by making/ writing:

  • a fact file
  • a top trump card
  • a character profile
  • a newspaper report
  • a letter home from the Crimean war


Now it is time to go back in time - WHIZZ, WHOOSH AND OFF YOU GO!!! 

BBC Bitesize has a unit about Florence Nightingale.

It can be found at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zns9nrd/articles/znsct39

Purple Mash 2do


When you log on to Purple Mash: https://www.purplemash.com/sch/mht-la4  , you will notice I have set the Florence Nightingale slide show and writing activity as a 2do. This starts on Tuesday 28th April 2020 and will show in your alerts when you log in.