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Florence Nightingale’s writing box

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Box with pen compartment open

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Box opened up to show interior spaces

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Box opened to create a writing surface

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Information from BBC Primary History

Source: bbc.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/florence_nightingale/

National Archives lesson

Source: nationalarchives.gov.uk

With links to pages about Mary Seacole and Elizabeth Davis.

Visit the site http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/florence-nightingale/

Interactive game from BBC Schools

Source: bbc.co.uk

With examples of what was different in Victorian times.

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/dynamo/history/stepback.htm

Resource on Victorian handwriting from Causeway Museum Service, Northern Ireland

Source: niarchive.org

Includes copy book pages for students to complete.

Visit the site http://www.niarchive.org/directory/uploads/8872c70b-e26a-47d5-8d9d-7c1180106d61/Copperplate_Victorian%20Handwriting.pdf

Information from BBC Primary History about Victorian schools

Source: bbc.co.uk

With several images of children using different writing materials.

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/victorian_britain/victorian_schools/

BBC Primary History: Victorian schools

Source: bbc.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/victorian_britain/victorian_schools/

BBC Class Clip of a school scene

Source: bbc.co.uk

Showing a blackboard and children writing with slate pencils.



See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/victorian-board-school/152.html

BBC Class Clip of a chat show with Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole as guests

Source: bbc.co.uk



See this video on bbc.co.uk http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/the-work-of-florence-nightingale-and-mary-seacole-drama/13650.html

BBC Primary History: Famous people - Mary Seacole

Source: bbc.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/mary_seacole/

Outside the classroom



Here are some relevant museums and sites to visit.

Florence Nightingale Museum, London

Source: florence-nightingale.co.uk

Visit the site http://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk/

Claydon House, Buckinghamshire (National Trust)

Source: nationaltrust.org.uk

Where Florence Nightingale was a frequent guest.

Visit the site http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claydon/

Victorian school experiences

Source: victorianschool.co.uk

List of venues across the UK offer Victorian school experiences.

Visit the site http://www.victorianschool.co.uk/other_schools.html
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Florence Nightingale’s writing case