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Planning your Tower of London school visit

video resource

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About this learning resource

Format: Video

Take a sneaky peak at the Tower of London.

This short film is perfect to show your class before a visit. It gives students a sense of what to expect on their visit plus practical advice to make the most of the day.

Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors
  • Medieval
  • Normans
  • Elizabethans

Type

  • For your visit

Palace

  • Tower of London
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