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Year 2 Time Travellers

            Travel back into time to find out about your family's history

Watch the challenge on Torrisholme TV on https://torrisholme-community-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/travel-back-in-time-into-your-familys-history

Pick someone out of your family, it can be a parent, grandparent, great-grandparent, an aunt or an uncle.

You are going to find out about that person's history.

You might find out:

  • where they were born;
  • their date of birth;
  • where did they go to school;
  • what was it like at school;
  • what games did the play;
  • what kind of music was being played;
  • what kind of jobs people did;
  • what food and sweets they had

plus any more amazing facts you can find out about them.


You can add any photographs you can find of them. 

I look forward to seeing all of your amazing history facts. Remember to send them to year2@torrisholme.lancs.sch.uk

                                   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.

There is a Magic Grandad film clip to watch and a purple mash slide show to get you started.


You can write about Florence Nightingale by making a:

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

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

BBC Watch Magic Grandad - Florence Nightingale

Copyright BBC

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


Log on to purple mash with your individual login (web address above) and I have set the Florence Nightingale slide show and writing activity as a 2do. This will show in your alerts when you log in. The 2do starts 28th April 2020.


Enjoy smiley

Can you find Mrs Dowker?

Amazing work finding out about Florence Nightingale

One of the class even found a memorial to the Crimean war in Lancaster cemetery. Amazing time travelling work.