GCSE Sessions

Hampton Court in context: Reading the historic environment

Critically examine primary source material to test how far this site reflects the changes in local and national history.

Key Stage 4
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors, Stuarts, Georgians
Session Type: Depth study

Secondary school students visit Hampton Court

Elizabeth I

Examine the palace and documentary evidence in order to reflect on how Hampton Court Palace can be used to support an understanding of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

Key Stage 4
Subject: History
Topics: Elizabethans, Tudors
Session Type: Depth study

Detail of the stained-glass in the west window showing a likeness of King Henry VIII in the Great Hall. The glass was installed in 1845 to the designs of Thomas Willement.

Henry VIII at Hampton Court

New from September 2019
Explore the actions of King Henry VIII and his ministers as they reshaped the religious map and the repercussions of those decisions for the court and beyond.

Key Stage 4
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: Depth study