His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

A Level activity trail and session

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

A live interpreter dressed as a Tudor Lady and a Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Gentlemen are kneeling on either side of a padlocked chest in the Great Watching Chamber. They are arguing.

Session: Mid-Tudor crisis

Students will analyse the buildings and documentary evidence to explore the Tower's use by Tudor kings and queens as a symbol of power and fear.

Key Stage 5
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors, Crime and Punishment
Session Type: Depth study

School students visiting the Tower of London for a school session.

Activity trail

This trail is designed to support students studying Tudor history at A Level, providing structure and relevant highlights for an exploration of the Tower.

Learning resources

Looking for resources to use in the classroom with your students?

Browse all of our curriculum-based learning resources covering 1000 years of history, including the Tudors, Georgians and Victorians.

You'll find resources for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and SEND.