1066 and the Norman Tower of London

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Key Stage 3 | Subject: History | Topics: Normans | Session Type: Route-based

It is 1097 and William I's greatest fortress and palace, the White Tower, has just been completed. One of William's courtiers will help students explore this magnificent keep, examining its exterior, defences and symbolic power as the great 'Norman fist on Anglo-Saxon soil'.

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Students will:

  • Know and understand the history of these islands as a coherent, chronological narrative, from the earliest times to the present day: how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world.
  • Understand historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, similarity, difference and significance, and use them to make connections, draw contrasts, analyse trends, frame historically-valid questions.
  • Understand how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world.

Booking information

Availability
Mondays to Fridays
10.30, 12.00, 1.30
Duration
One hour
Capacity
Up to 35 pupils
Price
£93 plus admission

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