Key stage 3 sessions

Hampton Court Palace will be closed for filming from Monday 20 September to Friday 24 September.

Secondary school students visit Hampton Court

Henry to Mary: A religious rollercoaster

Explore primary evidence from the buildings of Hampton Court Palace and analyse the impact of changes in religion in one of the key locations where religious and political decisions were made.

Key stage 3
Subject: History
Topic: Tudors
Session type: Route-based

Secondary school students visit Hampton Court

Elizabeth I: Politics and power

The Court faces a terrible dilemma – deciding who will carry on the Tudor line. Students will take on the role of Queen Elizabeth I's counsellors and examine the evidence to make the ultimate decision on the future of England.

Key stage 3
Subject: History
Topics: Elizabethans, Tudors
Session type: Classroom-based

Secondary school students visit Hampton Court

Tudor kitchens revealed

In the heart of the Tudor kitchens, students will explore behind-the-scenes stories of how the Tudor court was run, the realities of a Tudor diet, and the real cost of Henry’s extravagant entertaining.

Key stage 3
Subject: History
Topic: Tudors
Session type: Route-based

 

Tracey Tooley investigating Hampton Court Palace with Tudor figures from history.

Learning resources

Looking for resources to use in the classroom with your students?

Browse all of our curriculum-based learning resources covering 1000 years of history, including the Tudors, Georgians and Victorians.

You'll find resources for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and SEND.