History

History

Victorians: The life of Mary Seacole

 

Victorians: The life of Mary Seacole

The life and adventures of Mary Seacole told in three short video episodes.

Alexander Graham Bell

 

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell tells the story of his life and describes how he invented the telephone.

Florence Nightingale

 

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale tells the story of her life and how she grew up to become a nurse.

Harriet Tubman

 

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman explains how she escaped slavery and then helped others to do so.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

 

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel shares how he became an engineer and tunnelled through Box Hill.

Mary Anning

 

Mary Anning

Mary Anning describes how her astonishing fossil finds changed scientific thinking.

Edward Jenner

 

Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner tells the story of his life and the vaccination against smallpox.

Elizabeth Fry

 

Elizabeth Fry

Elizabeth Fry describes how she reformed life for prisoners and their families in prison.

Grace Darling

 

Grace Darling

Grace Darling describes the night she and her father rowed out in a boat to save sailors.

Rosa Parks

 

Rosa Parks

How Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat changed the rules of American society.

Thomas Barnardo

 

Thomas Barnardo

Thomas Barnardo tells the story of setting up his first home for London's street children.

Introducing Shakespeare

 

Introducing Shakespeare

Leah and Vicky visit Shakespeare's birth place Stratford-upon-Avon and go to London to see scenes from his plays at Shakespeare's Globe.

Boudica

 

Boudica

An exploration of life in Britain at the time of Boudica’s rebellion through the eyes of a typical family.

Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

 

Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

Find out about the lives of two extraordinary Tudor monarchs: Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

Samuel Pepys and The Great Fire of London

 

Samuel Pepys and The Great Fire of London

Explore London - and the River Thames in particular - in the period immediately before the Great Fire.

Stephenson, Anning, Brunel and Queen Victoria

 

Stephenson, Anning, Brunel and Queen Victoria

Celebrating famous Victorians: the Stephensons, Brunel, Mary Anning and Queen Victoria herself.

Columbus and Magellan

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Whitley Primary School

Village Lane
Whitley
WA4 4QH

Main Contact: Mrs H. Broom, Executive Headteacher

Tel: 01606 288255
head@acornswhitleyfed.cheshire.sch.uk

SEN Contact: Mr R. David

SEN Email: rdavid@acornswhitleyfed.cheshire.sch.uk

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