About this learning resource
Who's who at Kensington Palace? This fact sheet provides some key information about historic figures.
National Curriculum links
• KS1: Supports teachers and students studying the life of a significant individual in the past i.e. Victoria.
• KS1: Supports teachers and students studying a significant historic site in their locality.
• KS2: Supports students studying a significant historic site in their locality, dating from a period beyond 1066.
- KS1 (age 5-7)
- KS2 (age 7-11)
- Home Educators
- For the classroom
- Kensington Palace
Dr Sally Tuckett, University of Glasgow, describes why the study of fashion and dress is so useful for social historians.
A detailed look at historic royal fashion. Examine one of the treasures of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, a beautiful man’s silk court coat from the 1790s.
Contains two design briefs and related activities as part of a self-led research visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace.