Primary school sessions

Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

Victoria's toys

New from September 2019
Kensington Palace was Queen Victoria’s childhood playground. Examine images and objects to discover where she played and activities she adored.

Key Stage 1
Subject: History, English (spoken language) 
Topic: Victorians
Session Type: Route-based and classroom

Primary school students taking part in school session at Kensington Palace

Victorian Christmas

New from September 2019
What did Victoria do at Christmas? Find out how celebrations changed from her childhood and throughout the period that she reigned.

Key Stage 1
Subject: History
Topic: Victorians
Session Type: Route-based and classroom

Detail of the King's Staircase at Kensington Palace showing members of King George I's court.

Forest to fortress: The story of Peter the Wild Boy

New from September 2019
It is 1726. King George I brings to London a little boy found living wild in a German forest. Can he be persuaded to let Peter live somewhere he might be happier?

Key Stage 1
Subject: English, History
Topic: Georgians
Session Type: Route-based and classroom

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

How to become a queen: Educating Victoria

New from September 2019
How did Victoria - fifth in line to the throne at birth - come to be queen? Who was this little girl? How was she educated for the role?

Key Stage 2
Subject: History
Topic: Victorians
Session Type: Route-based and classroom

Primary school students taking part in school session at Kensington Palace

Imagining Victoria

New from September 2019
In this session, Victoria’s childhood, spent at Kensington Palace, becomes the stimulus for children to explore character and characterisation.

Key Stage 2
Subject: History
Topic: Victorians
Session Type: Route-based and classroom

Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

Making rainbows: Recreating Isaac Newton’s spectacular experiments

New from September 2019
Children will stand in for Sir Isaac Newton and use their understanding of the principles of light to create a shadow show and explain his theories.

Key Stage 2
Subject: Science, History
Topic: Georgians
Session Type: Route-based and classroom

Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

The changing power of kings and queens

Travel through time at Kensington Palace to discover how the English monarchy has changed over the centuries.

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