The largest and most luxurious ship of her time, The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage in 1912. On board were two passengers with links to Salisbury, Neal and Eileen McNamee (O’Leary). You can have a look through the slides below. The actual presentation comes with lots of teachers notes providing more information and ideas for questions / activities for children.
You can download the Titanic presentation below. You can also download ideas for dance and drama, and art to complement it.
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NEW: we also have a great film about Eileen and the part of Salisbury where she grew up! See https://www.milfordstreetbridgeproject.org.uk/content/for-schools/resources-for-schools/looking-for-eileen-film
You might also be interested in this website https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/ which contains complete listings of the survivors and victims, biographies of all the passengers and crew, as well as numerous articles, complete. deckplans and so on.
Handling box available!
A handling box to complement this presentation is available to borrow free of charge. It contains lots of wonderful items to bring the Titanic story to life, such as a model of the ship; a facsimile ticket and newspaper; dressing up clothes etc. Read a list of the contents of the box, plus ideas for what to do with it all in the document below.