Who was Florence Nightingale? Watch this story, one of our 'British tales' videos about characters and people from British history, to find out!. Florence Nightingale teaching resources for Key Stage 1 - Year 1, Year 2. Created for teachers, by teachers! Professional Caregivers teaching resources. Florence Nightingale tells the story of her life, and shows how she grew up to become a nurse in the Crimean War. This clip would be relevant for teaching.