About this learning resource
Format: Power Point Presentation
This resource will introduce students to the Tower of London and to the main features of the medieval fortress and royal residence.
National Curriculum links
• Encouraging students to use the Tower of London as a primary source to weigh historical evidence.
• Students will learn how to identify key features of the castle, think about why the Tower was positioned where it was and to consider the structural changes that were made over time.
- KS1 (age 5-7)
- KS2 (age 7-11)
- Home Educators
- For the classroom
- Historic Royal Palaces
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.