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Applying History at the Tower of London

About this session

Key Stage 3 | Subject: History | Topics: Normans, Medieval, Tudors | Session Type: Object-Handling

Use historic artefacts to analyse how we know about the past and question to what extent this evidence can be trusted.

This session will give students the skills to become a historian for the day. They will use primary sources including historic artefacts such as coins and archaeological material, as well as documentary sources, to analyse how we know about the past, and to question to what extent this evidence can be trusted.

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Students will:

  • Understand the methods of historical enquiry, including how evidence is used rigorously to make historical claims, and discern how and why contrasting arguments and interpretations of the past have been constructed.
  • Understand how people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world.

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Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10.30, 12.00, 13.30
One hour
Up to 35 pupils
£93 plus admission

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