Fire! Fire!

About this session

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

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

Students will meet a costumed character who will describe these terrible events and tell the story of Mr Pepys watching the flames from inside the ancient Tower walls.

This session includes time spent exploring outdoor areas of the site - please encourage students to dress appropriately for the weather.

National Curriculum Links:

This session supports
• Development of historical enquiry skills
• Development of speaking and listening skills through storytelling and role play.
• Pupils will explore key concepts of significance, cause and consequence as the story unfolds.

Booking information

Monday to Friday
10.30, 12.00, 13.30
45 minutes
Up to 35 students
£93 pounds plus admission

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