Symbols of Power

About this session

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

In this session students will explore the history of the Koh-i-Nûr diamond and its journey from the Mughal Empire to the Tower of London.

National Curriculum links

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
  • Gain and deploy a historically grounded understanding of abstract terms such as 'empire'
  • 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
60 minutes
Capacity
Up to 35 pupils
Price
£93 plus admission

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