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Why do we remember Florence Nightingale?

Children will gain an understanding of the life and work of Florence Nightingale, the journeys that she made and what was important about Florence that merits us remembering her.

A costumed workshop leader can visit your school and look back over Florence’s life and work using pictures and objects. This is followed by a carousel of hands-on activities including: bandaging, investigating Florence’s journeys on a map, matching old and new object pictures, drawing, cleaning and washing and investigating museum objects that Florence may have recognised.

Learning Outcomes

Children will be able to:

  • Consider what life was like in the past
  • Gain an understanding of the changes in medicine and hygiene over time
  • Handle old objects from the Museum Loans collection

Suitable for Key Stage 1 – Max 30 children per workshop

Cost = £100 per 2-hour session, £190 all day in school

For more information or to discuss a booking please contact Su Vale on 01299 250416 or e-mail