School sessions

Please note: Between 13 June and 4 July 2019, we are suspending session bookings for our current programme. During this period we will only be piloting new KS1 and KS2 history sessions, focusing on Queen Victoria’s life at Kensington Palace.

Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

Teatime and Toys

In this session, children will be led by a costumed presenter and delight in discovering one of Princess Victoria’s tea parties. 

Key Stage 1
Subject: History
Topic: Victorians
Session Type: Classroom-based

Children in a school session in Queen Victoria's bedroom at Kensington Palace

Growing Up at Kensington: Queen Victoria

Investigate Queen Victoria's daily routines and personal items.

Key Stage 2
Subject: History
Topic: Victorians, Stuarts
Session Type: Route-based

Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

The Changing Power of Kings and Queens

Take a trip through time and learn how the English monarchy has changed over the centuries.

Key Stage 2
Subject: History
Topic: Victorians, Georgians
Session Type: Route-based

Gentleman's court coat of ivory silk satin, c. 1770

Historic Royal Fashion Study Day

Explore the language and meaning of royal and court dress in the Georgian which will provide inspiration for creative work back in the classroom.

Key Stage 5
Subject: Art and Design, Textiles
Topic: Georgians
Session Type: Classroom-based, Route-based

SEND children in a school session

A Palace Princess (SEND)

Explore the palace in which Queen Victoria spent her childhood, learn about her favourite toys and experience some of the sounds and smells of the time.

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