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School sessions

Onsite school sessions

School children visiting Hampton Court Palace.

EYFS/ Key stage 1

An interactive session led by a costumed presenter explores what life was like at the Tudor court.

School students attend a tour at Hampton Court Palace in the Tudor apartments.

Key stage 2

Explore the palace and evidence from the past in these curriculum-based interactive sessions.

Live interpreter pointing out key points of interest on King's Staircase to a group of secondary school students.

key stage 3

Develop skills in examining and analysing evidence in these enquiry-based sessions led by costumed presenters.

Live Interpreter in costume leading a learning session for secondary school students.


Depth studies to support the study of Tudor and Elizabethan history at GCSE.

Two secondary school students admiring a painting.

A level

Examine historical accounts and sources in our depth studies for A level.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

A multi-sensory session to support an exploration of the Palace.

Live interpreter standing next to the fireplace in the Tudor Kitchens.

International schools

An activity trail that enables EFL and ESOL students to explore the key sights at the palace and to discover its secrets and stories. 

A black and white logo spelling out the words 'History Riot - the past going forward'

School sessions at our palaces are presented by HistoryRiot.

Self-led school visits

Secondary school students visit Hampton Court

self-led school visits

Tailored activity trails are available for key stages 1 to 3 and international schools to structure and support an exploration of Hampton Court Palace.

Online school sessions

Students take part in a school session at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

Online school sessions

Led by experienced presenters on Zoom, take a journey through time to meet historical figures and uncover history from your classroom. Our sessions support the study of History, English and Citizenship.

Learning resources

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.