The Architect's Design Dilemma

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About this learning resource

Format: Video

It's 1714 and the architect John Vanburgh needs your help. Help him to show and prove how stylish Hampton Court is so that the new King will keep it.

This film is part of a Teacher Toolkit containing activities for schools who book The Architect's Design Dilemma Digital Mission at Hampton Court Palace.

National Curriculum Links

• Encouraging students to use the Hampton Court Palace as a primary source to weigh historical evidence.

Learning Objectives

• Students will understand that evidence is used to interpret history.
• Students will apply primary evidence to question Palace history.
• Students will create their own hypotheses about the Palaces’s history using primary evidence.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11) Home Educators

Subject

History Art & Design Design & Technology English

Topic

Georgians

Type

For the classroom For your visit

Palace

Hampton Court Palace

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Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

HistoryArt & DesignDesign & TechnologyEnglish

Topic

GeorgiansHistoric Environment

Is Hampton Court stylish enough for King George I to keep?

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

HistoryArt & DesignEnglishDesign & Technology

Topic

GeorgiansHistoric Environment