Inventors and Innovation

Lesson Ideas

Lesson Ideas

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This suite of pre and post-visit lesson ideas are an accompaniment to the Inventors and Innovation Key Stage 2 school session at Hampton Court Palace. The lessons aim to provide students with a more rounded experience and to enrich their overall visit to the palace.

National Curriculum Links

History
- Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British history. 
- Construct informed responses using relevant historical information.

English
- Participate in discussions, debates and role play.
- Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesising, imagining and exploring ideas.

Design and Technology
- Understand how key events and individuals in design and technology have helped shape the world.

Learning Objectives

• Understand that innovation is a continuum over time, with knowledge and discovery passed from the past to the present.
• Analyse how inventors and innovators generate, hone and implement their ideas.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History Design & Technology Science

Topic

Tudors Stuarts Georgians

Type

For the classroom For your visit

Palace

Hampton Court Palace

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This chronology shows how history unfolded at Hampton Court Palace.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)Home EducatorsInternational

Subject

History

Topic

GeorgiansTudorsStuartsCastles

Find out who's who at Hampton Court Palace.

Key Stage

InternationalKS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

TudorsElizabethansStuartsGeorgiansCastles

Contains a visual story, support notes and Widgit symbol sheet.

Key Stage

SENDKS1 (age 5-7)KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors