About this learning resource
Format: Power Point Presentation
This resource will introduce students to the history of the Tower of London, its purpose and uses over time.
National Curriculum links
• Encouraging students to use the Tower of London as a primary source to weigh historical evidence.
• Students will understand that evidence is used to interpret history.
- KS1 (age 5-7)
- KS2 (age 7-11)
- Home Educators
- For the classroom
- Tower of London
Children depict the imprisonment of Guy Fawkes in the Tower of London for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, 1605.
The Tower of London was used as a prison, palace and fortress. One infamous prisoner was Guy Fawkes. Find out more about his role in the Gunpowder Plot and its impact on history.