about this session
Key stage 3 | Subject: History | Topics: Elizabethans, Tudors | Session type: Route-based
How does Hampton Court Palace reflect England’s role in global discovery and colonialism during the Elizabethan Age?
Exploring themes including food, fashion and palace interiors, students will investigate global cultural influences on Hampton Court and the Elizabethan world, discovering evidence that the exchange of goods and even people went right to the heart of the Tudor court.
- Investigate Hampton Court Palace as a source of evidence of global cultural influences on the court of Queen Elizabeth I.
- Explore the Elizabethan world and its associations with historical slavery and colonialism.
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This session supports:
- The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.
- Understanding historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, similarity, difference and significance, and using them to make connections, draw contrasts, analyse trends and frame historically-valid questions.
- Understanding how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world.