About this learning resource
A timeline charting key events in Kensington Palace's fashionable history.
National Curriculum links
Supports Art, Craft and Design and Textile Design specifications for OCR, AQA.
- Understand the key dates and events in the history of Kensington Palace.
- KS4 (age 15-16)
- KS5 (age 16+)
- Home Educators
- Art & Design
- 20th and 21st Century
- For the classroom
- Kensington Palace
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