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The story of the Tower of London

Teacher presentation

Teacher presentation

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.

Learning objectives

• Students will understand that evidence is used to interpret history.

Resource Information

Key Stage

  • KS1 (age 5-7)
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • Home Educators

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Medieval

Type

  • For the classroom

Palace

  • Tower of London
Learning resources

Discover videos, quizzes, classroom activities and more! These Gunpowder Plot resources are perfect for KS2, KS3, and KS4.

Key Stage

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

Subject

  • English
  • History

Topic

  • Crime & Punishment
  • Stuarts

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.

Key Stage

  • KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

  • History

Download short editable biographies of Elizabeth I's Tower of London Significant People for Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. Use key facts, activities and historic sources to explore various people connected to Queen Elizabeth. 

Key Stage

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

Subject

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors
  • Elizabethans
  • Crime & Punishment