Key Stage 1

Home for a King

Did King Edward I wear pyjamas? Find out the answer to this and many other fascinating questions.

Key Stage 1
Subject: History
Topic: Medieval
Session Type: Object-Handling

Fire! Fire!

It is 1666, London is ablaze. The fire is spreading east approaching the Tower's doorstep… and the fortress is filled with gunpowder!

Key Stage 1
Subject: History
Topic: Stuarts
Session Type: Object-Handling

Close-up detail of portcullis (metal bars) on a gateway at the Tower of London.

Gunpowder, Treason, Plot

Why did the Gunpowder Plot fail? Explore the story of Guy Fawkes' plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

Key Stage 1
Subject: History
Topic: Stuarts
Session Type: Route-based

Knights, Castles, Kings

Transport your students back in time with true tales from the Tower's colourful history.

Key Stage 1
Subject: History
Topics: Normans, Tudors, Castles
Session Type: Route-based