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Tower of London

SEND visual story resources

SEND visual story resources

About this learning resource

Format: Power Point Presentation

This suite is made up of three resources to support Special Educational Needs & Disabilities students prior to a visit to the Tower of London.

The first of these is a visual story. Teacher support notes and a Widgit symbol sheet are also included to explain this presentation and enable all students to access the visual story content.

National Curriculum links

• New experiences, social and emotional development within P-Level.
• Speaking and Listening, significant historical events, people, and places in their locality within KS1 History.
• Speaking and Listening, extending chronological knowledge beyond 1066 and a local history study within KS2 History.

Learning objectives

• Introduce key people who lived at the palace. 
• Familiarise pupils with spaces and rooms.
• Highlight themes, busy spaces and who can help.

Resource Information

Key Stage

  • SEND
  • KS1 (age 5-7)
  • KS2 (age 7-11)

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Normans
  • Castles

Type

  • For the classroom
  • For your visit

Palace

  • Tower of London
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