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Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Significant people biographies

Significant people biographies

Format: Power Point Presentation

Download short editable biographies of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens significant for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

Use key facts, activities and historic sources to explore the different people who have lived and worked at the castle. 

  • Sir Moyses Hill
  • Wills Hill
  • Mary Sandys
  • Charlotte and Mary Hill
  • Arthur Hill 3rd Marquess of Hillsborough
  • Arthur Hill 4th Marquess of Hillsborough
  • Alice Hill
  • George Hill
  • Lady Peggy Wakehurst
  • Lady Rose Granville
  • Mo Mowlam
  • Elizabeth II

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Resource Information

Key Stage

  • Home Educators
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)
  • International

Subjects

  • English
  • History

Topic

  • Castles
  • 20th and 21st Century
  • Georgians

Type

  • For the classroom

Palace

  • Hillsborough Castle

Editable PowerPoints for lessons

This resource includes an editable PowerPoint ready for educators to adapt, with background notes under each slide. 

Classroom resources

This resource can be used in different ways:

  • displayed on screens as a PowerPoint  
  • adapted to create printable worksheets
  • click on the images within the files to explore the paintings in more detail.

Historic enquiry

This resource supports historic enquiry, using portraits as historical sources. It contains enquiry questions for students plus background notes for teachers.

Download an editable Hill Family Tree for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. Use key facts, activities and historic sources to explore King Henry VIII, his queens and his children.

Key Stage

  • Home Educators
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)
  • International

Subject

  • History

Topic

  • 20th and 21st Century
  • Georgians

A visual story guide to support a visit to Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

Key Stage

  • SEND
  • KS1 (age 5-7)
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

  • History
  • English