Teaching Famous People at Key Stage One

Primary History article

By Michelle Dexter, published 1st March 2007

Say no to Flo!

Please note: this article pre-dates the 2014 National Curriculum and some content may be outdated

Studying famous people at Key Stage One has obviously been an issue for many years and no matter how long you have been teaching the name Florence Nightingale seems to appear as the only famous person around! It was therefore decided by myself, as History coordinator and my year two colleague, that enough was enough! We were going to be brave and say no to Flo for the first time in 6 years. Although in the previous years she had been joined by Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale still seemed to be at the fore front of our topic. It was time for a change – to meet some new people!

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