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2. Who was Queen Victoria?

2. Who was Queen Victoria?

A full lesson for KS2 exploring the life and significance of Queen Victoria, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.


Who was Queen Victoria?
In this lesson pupils learn about Queen Victoria and the impact of her reign. After exploring the facts about her monarchy, pupils will consider the legacy she left behind and create newspaper reports from the week of her death. Pupils will finish the lesson by pretending to be directors of a new film about Victoria’s life.



  • To find out about the life of Queen Victoria
  • To think about why Victoria became such a popular monarch

The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.


This lesson is part of the KS2History Victorians Planning Pack.


  • File Formats

    1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)

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