Tudor revels

Arts Award - Explore

Arts Award - Explore

About this session

Key Stage 2 | Subject: History, English | Topics: Tudors | Session Type: Classroom-based

In this session children are introduced to one of the works of John Skelton, who wrote many poems and plays (masques) for Henry VIII's pleasure.

Children will explore and rehearse one masque and perform it in the Great Hall.

Learning objectives

Children will:

  • Understand Tudor literature.
  • Find out what a masque is and how and why they were performed at the Tudor court.
  • Perform a piece of contemporary Tudor poetry in a historic space.

National Curriculum links

This session supports:

History

  • Developing appropriate used of historical terms.

English

  • Participating in role-play and performances.
  • Listening to and discussing poetry.

 

Booking information

Availability
Monday - Wednesday
10.45 & 12.45
Duration
90 minutes
Capacity
Up to 35 pupils
Price
£105 plus admission

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