Home for a King

About this session

Key Stage 1 | Subject: History, English, Drama | Topic: Medieval | Session Type: Route-based

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

A costumed presenter representing a member of the royal household will help pupils to examine replica artefacts to understand the workings of a medieval royal household. The King's bed chamber will come to life with stories of the Tower's fascinating past comparing medieval home life with lives today.

National Curriculum links

This session supports:

  • Extending chronological knowledge of significant events in British history beyond 1066.
  • Development of historical enquiry skills.
  • Development of speaking and listening skills and asking perceptive questions.

Learning outcomes

  • To know that the Tower was used a royal palace
    To find out what life at the Tower was like under King Edward I.

Booking information

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

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