A-level study days

A-level study days

An A'level study day at the Tower

Partnership study days in association with the National Portrait Gallery, London Metropolitan Archives, Royal Armouries, Old Royal Naval College and the National Gallery.

Study days are available for:

  • History
  • Archaeology
  • History of Art
  • Art and Design

 

History study days

Our history study days take advantage of the combined resources of the Tower of London and our partner organisations closely. They are based on the AQA, OCR and Edexcel specifications. 

  

In association with the National Portrait Gallery 

NPG_LogoStudents will take part in seminars at both the Tower and the NPG, with time out for lunch and travel. Upon booking you will be asked which units you are studing so that we can tailor the session to your needs.

10.30–15.00
£11 per student

How to book 

Available dates 2014/15:

16 January - sold out

23 January - sold out

30 January - sold out

13 February - sold out

20 March - available

24 April - available

Topics available:

  • Henry VII and the Wars of the Roses
  • Henry VIII
  • Mid Tudor Crisis
  • Elizabeth I

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In association with the London Metropolitan Archives

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Students will take part in seminars at both the Tower and the LMA, with time out for lunch and travel. Upon booking you will be asked which units you are studing so that we can tailor the session to your needs.

10.30–15.00
£11 per student

(if you plan to bring 13 students or less a minimum price of £143 will be charged for you group)


How to book 

Available dates 2014/15:

29 January - sold out

12 February - available

12 March - available

26 March - available

Topics available:

  • Normans
  • Medieval (Angevins)
  • Henry VII and the Wars of the Roses

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In association with the Royal Armouries

RoyalArmouriesStudents will take part in seminars at the Tower with both HRP and RA, with time out for lunch. Upon booking you will be asked which units you are studing so that we can tailor the session to your needs.

10.30–15.00
£13 per student

(if you plan to bring 10 students or less a minimum price of £130 will be charged for your group)


How to book 

Dates by arrangement

Topics available:

  • Civil War

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"Excellent presentations at both sites.  Brought the Tudors to life as real people."

Teacher comment


 

World Heritage Archaeology Study Day

In association with the Old Royal Naval College

ORNCThis is an exciting opportunity to experience Archaeology projects in-situ, discuss how findings are interpreted and look at how we manage cultural heritage sites. During the day, students will explore methods of practical archaeology used to understand building remains and structures.

Students will take part in seminars at two World Heritage Sites; Tower of London and Old Royal Naval College, with time out for lunch and travel.

11-4pm
£10 per student

(If you plan to bring 12 students or less a minimum price of £120 will be charged for you group)


How to book

Available dates 2014/15:

6 February - available

13 March - available

Curriculum links:

AQA - AS and A2

  • ARCH2 - Archaeological skills and methods 
  • ARCH3 - World Archaeology
  • ARCH3 - Cultural resource management
  • ARCH4 - Archaeological Investigation (using our site to undertake independent research)

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"It was a unique experience, it put us in the shoes of the archaeologist."

Student comment


 

History of Art and Art & Design Study Day

In association with the National Gallery

NatGal_LogoAn exciting opportunity for students and teachers to closely engage with two great artworks of the 14th century and learn from the experts who care for and interpret them.

Historic Royal Palaces Tower of London and the National Gallery have teamed up to offer your students a unique study day designed specifically to support the following History of Art and Art & Design courses:

• History of Art: AS/A2 level and Pre-U
• Art & Design: AS/A2 level

Students will be introduced to two rare surviving works of art made in England in the 14th century during the reign of Richard II:

• The Byward Tower wall painting at the Tower of London
• The Wilton Diptych at the National Gallery London

What can you expect?

Download the History of Art report HERE

11-4pm
£10 per student

(If you plan to bring 10 students or less a minimum price oif £100 will be charged for your group)

How to book

Available dates 2014/15:

18 March

 

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"Always useful to be out of the classroom. It's good for students to hear a different voice from mine and to get some sense of different ways in which art historians engage with their subject."

Teacher comment


 

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