KS2: The Victorians

Scherrikar Bell introduces famous figures from Victorian Britain and explains their amazing work throughout their lives.

Find out what the Victorians got up to with this collection of free cross-curricular films for primary schools.

Using these stories your class can explore:

  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
  • Art
  • Music
Adam Smith, Professor of History at UCL, talks about how teachers can use these short films in the classroom.
Charles Darwin – The biggest name in Victorian science
Isambard Kingdom Brunel – A total genius of engineering
Pablo Fanque – The greatest Victorian showman
Florence Nightingale – The founder of modern nursing
Queen Victoria – The ultimate Victorian