Undercover time explorer: Tudor kitchens

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Hampton Court Palace will be closed for filming from Monday 20 September to Friday 24 September.

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Format: Game

Step into the shoes of a Tudor servant and go back in time to help prepare a feast of food and drink for Henry VIII in his Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.  But make sure to avoid being caught as an imposter!

National Curriculum links

• Supports students to identify significant events, make connections, draw contrasts, and analyse trends within periods and over long arcs of time.

Learning objectives

• To identify and understand the similarities and differences between Tudor and modern-day food, dress and objects.
• To understand that Tudor society had a strict hierarchy.
• To imagine and describe what a Tudor kitchen and food would have looked like.
• To imagine how a Tudor royal thought and felt.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Hampton Court Palace

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