September - October 2015
This half term our Creative Curriculum theme is called 'The Lady with the lamp'. As part of this theme we will be learning about how our bodies change and grow and healthy lifestyles including the importance of healthy eating, exercise, keeping clean and getting a good nights sleep.
As part of our work we will learn about the different people who help us to stay healthy including Doctors and Nurses.
We will then learn about the life and work of some very special nurses including Florence Nightingale (The Lady with the Lamp), Edith Cavell and Mary Seacole.
Click here to view the theme web which explains what we will be learning about this half term.
Here are some web links and videos to help you learn about healthy lifestyles. To keep our bodies healthy we must make sure that we eat the right foods, drink water, exercise, keep clean and have lots of sleep. Click on the links below to find out more.
Watch these Healthy Living Videos
The Lady with the Lamp
Image sourced from The Florence Nightingale Museum
Florence Nightingale was a famous nurse who was born on 12th May 1820. She is famous because of her nursing work during the Crimean War and for the changes that she made to the nursing profession. Florence was also called The Lady with the Lamp. Can you find out why she has this nickname? We hope to visit the Thackray Medical Museum to help us learn all about the life of Florence Nightingale. Please visit the Thackray Medical Museum website to find out more information.
Visit these websites to learn more about The Lady with the Lamp
Watch these videos about Florence Nightingale
We are also going to learn about the life and work of another nurse who also looked after wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. Please click on the links and resources below to learn more about the life and work of Mary Seacole.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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