About this learning resource
This assembly explores the question What is a coronation? and the significance of the Coronation of HM King Charles III as an important historical and national event. Students will find out what happens at a coronation ceremony and will explore key rituals and symbols, including the Coronation Regalia. The assembly includes a brief history of coronations, focusing on the elements that have stayed the same and those that have been adapted over time.
National Curriculum links
- The study of an aspect or theme in British history that consolidates and extends pupils’ chronological knowledge from before 1066
- Preparing to play an active role as citizens.
- Learn what happens at a coronation ceremony, including the symbolism of the Coronation Regalia
- Explore coronations past in order to develop an understanding of the historical significance of the Coronation of King Charles III
- Increase their understanding of the importance of the Coronation of King Charles III as an event of national significance and as the transition to a new era
- KS3 (age 11-14)
- Historic Environment
- 20th and 21st Century
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