The coronation as a moment of change
About this learning resource
Explore the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II as a moment of transition and reflect on the values which were important for her throughout her reign. What has changed, and what are young people’s hopes for the future in the reign of King Charles III?
National Curriculum Links
- Changes within living memory.
- Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally. History KS2
- A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.
- Preparing to play an active role as citizens.
- Explore the values represented by Queen Elizabeth II by exploring key themes from her reign.
- Learn about the ways in which a monarch represents their country and its values.
- Consider the values that represent Britain today and how they might be taken forward into the new era of King Charles III’s reign.
- KS1 (age 5-7)
- KS2 (age 7-11)
- Historic Environment
- 20th and 21st Century
- For the classroom
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