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Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces

Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces

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The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Stuarts

The Earl of Essex fell out of favour with the Queen and was imprisoned in 1601.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Things to look for, think about and imagine whilst exploring the Tower.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

CastlesMedieval

Imagine yourself in the shoes of somebody from the past.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

HistoryGeographyEnglishArt & Design

Topic

Tudors

Lady Arbella needs your help to free her husband William.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsElizabethansCrime & Punishment

Children depict the imprisonment of Guy Fawkes in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

StuartsCrime & Punishment

On 31st May 1533, crowds gathered in London for the coronation of Anne Boleyn.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

The story of the oldest female prisoner in the Tower of London's history.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCrime & Punishment

Things to look for, think about and imagine whilst exploring the Tower.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsCastles

Details of the people, settings and stories from the Mint at the Tower.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

English

Topic

Medieval

Ideas and resources to extend students' learning before and after a palace visit.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Ideas and resources to extend learning before and after a palace visit.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors