On 27 June the Magic Garden will close at 17.00. Last entry will be at 16.00.

A-Level

Sessions for Key Stage 5 students

The Rise and Fall of Thomas Wolsey

Utilise evidence from relevant buildings at Hampton Court Palace supported by primary written evidence.

A-Level
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: In Depth Study Day

What Was the Driving Force of the Reformation?

Examine the wealth of the Roman Catholic Church, Henry's desire for an heir, his infatuation with Anne Boleyn, and his belief that he was appointed by God to care for his people's souls.

A-Level
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: In Depth Study Day

The Kitchen Garden looking south east

Established in the late 17th century, the Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court produced vast amounts of fruit and vegetables for the royal table. Today, the garden has been re-created to its 18th century heyday, using the planting pattern laid down by the palace’s Georgian gardeners.

Mid-Tudor Crisis

Examine how Henry VIII’s children, Edward, Mary and Elizabeth used Hampton Court differently to their father.

A-Level
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: In Depth Study Day

Study day partnerships

Queen Mary I by Master John, 1544.  National Portrait Gallery, NPG 428

Crisis in the reign of Mary I

Investigate original documents that uncover the real state of the nation during the reign of Mary I and debate whether or not the country was truly in crisis.

A-Level
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: Study day partnership