Tales from The Tower

Key Stage 2 Subject: History, English, Drama  Topics: Normans, Medieval, Tudors and Stuarts’   Session Type: Route-Based

This session centers on the Tower’s role as a prison. Pupils will compare and contrast different prisoner stories and experiences throughout the ages, from the Norman period to the 20th Century. The session will provide pupils with a chronological overview as well as an insight into the reigns of key monarchs throughout history.

National Curriculum links

This session supports:

  • Extending chronological knowledge of significant events in British history beyond 1066.

Learning objectives

  • To understand the Tower’s role as a place of historic and national importance.
  • To be immersed in the stories of the Tower, in the locations where they happened.


Booking Information

Monday to Friday
10.30, 12.00, 13.30
1 hour
Up to 35 students
£93 plus admission

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