Primary School

Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day

WB 27th April

History Week 2

Lots of people have written about famous events that have happened in the past and that is why we know so much about them?

How do we know about the Great Fire of London?


Watch the following to find out Samuel Pepys (pronounced ‘peeps’) and his diary, written during the Great Fire of London


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How long ago did the fire happen? Was this earlier or later the time that Florence Nightingale lived?

Draw a sequence of pictures with labels to show what happened from Sunday 2nd September 1666 to Thursday 6th September 1666

Challenge: Do you think Thomas Farriner should be blamed for The Great Fire of London? Give your reasons.