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Exploring Tudor Kitchens

about this session

Key stage 2 | Subject: History | Topics: Tudors | Session type: Route-based

Delivered by a costumed presenter in the Tudor kitchens, children will learn about the foods cooked and consumed at the palace and the necessary roles required to deliver this.

The session supports historical enquiry through active exploration and participation.

Learning objectives

Children will:

  • Understand the role of the different Tudor kitchen departments, and of those working there, through examining its fabrics and furnishings.
  • Investigate what the Tudor kitchens tell us about life at Henry VIII's court.
  • Draw conclusions about what it was like to work in a Tudor kitchen and make comparisons with their own lives.

National Curriculum links

This session supports:


  • Developing a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding beyond 1066.
  • Understanding how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.
  • Understanding the methods of historical enquiry, how evidence is used to make historical claims.

Booking Information

Wednesday - Friday
10:30, 11:45, 13:15

Not currently available in June and July 2024

Schools only Tuesdays
Tuesday 27 February
Tuesday 19 March
Tuesday 21 May

60 minutes

35 students

£100 plus admission

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