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Inventors and Innovation

About this session

Key Stage 2 | Subject: History, Design & Technology, English (spoken language) | Topics: Georgians | Session Type: Route-based

Explore the royal court as the centre of invention and innovation over the ages.

Led by a Georgian costumed presenter, pupils will use the palace as a primary source to inspire their own hypotheses on what constitutes an invention. Students will see the breadth of innovation at Hampton Court in this route-based session.

National Curriculum Links
This session supports:

  • Understanding how key events and individuals in design and technology have shaped the world.
  • Extending chronological knowledge beyond 1066, with a particular focus on the changing role of the monarch.


Booking information

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
10.45, 12.45
90 Minutes
Up to 35 pupils
£103 plus admission

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