Resource ID 107541

KS1 History

Chronological Understanding
Placing events in chronological order
"Time Changes Everything! Constructing a Ferry Timeline!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Time Changes Everything! Constructing a Ferry Timeline!"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

107541 - KS1 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

107542 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability

107543 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

107544 - KS3 Mixed Ability

Please be aware...

On 13/12/2021 we identified that this resource may be slightly outdated:

Further ferries have been commissioned and are in service since the creation of this resource, however it is still valid for use. Students could potentially research and fill in the missing information post-2016.


Students use the information given, and their own research, to construct an informative and illustrative Red Funnel timeline.

Contextual Summary

This is a pre- or post-visit history resource that links to students’ travel experience with Red Funnel ferries. The resource practises skills that link to the curriculum, specifically relating to students’ understanding of continuity and change, cause and consequence, and connections between local and national history, enabling an understanding and use of chronological frameworks. The resource enables students to explore ferry growth and change in the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries, looking at local and national reasons for development and change.

Key Skills Practised
  • Making connections and inferences from sources
  • Evaluating /identifying causes and consequences
  • Source mining / assessing the importance of content
  • Written skills / research skills
  • Applying general/precise knowledge
Learning Opportunities
Learning Outcomes

Students will describe and/or evaluate the growth and change of ferry transport in the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. They will present their findings in a chronological timeline, with supporting materials. They will demonstrate their understanding of sources of information, extracting information and explaining what is shown or can be inferred. They will use their own knowledge and also sources and research to assess importance and draw conclusions.

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