Palace Arts

About this session

SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) | Subject: History | Topic: Georgians | Session Type: Classroom-based, Route-based

Discover what life was like at Hampton Court during the reign of King George II and Queen Caroline. Experience the opulence and beauty of the Georgian court.

There are many art forms on display at Hampton Court. This session gives students is the chance to explore the Georgian State Apartments to see the wide range of art on display.  Based partly in a classroom and partly on route in the palace, the session will feature the following:  

  • Singing a rhyme about exploring the palace.
  • Handling replica objects.
  • Listening to music.
  • Trying on costume.
  • An exploratory tour of the Georgian State Apartments.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Learn about Hampton Court’s stories and history.
  • Be empowered to use their senses to explore new historic environments.
  • Develop social and emotional skills.

This session is suitable for students with MLD, SLD and PMLD, aged between 6 and 16 years, who attend special schools or units. Please note that the presenter will be in costume unless requested otherwise by the school.

This session links to Arts Award Discover and Explore. 


5th October, 12th November 2018. 8th February, 11th March, 22nd April, 14th June 2019.
10.30, 12.30.
75 minutes
Up to 10 students plus additional accompanying adults*
£70.00, admission included in price
* We aim to be as flexible as possible, and would be happy to discuss class size further with you at point of booking.