His Royal Highness The Prince Philip,
Duke of Edinburgh

Historic Royal Palaces joins the Royal Family and millions of people across the country in mourning the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page.

 

 

School activity trails and sessions

9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page

Schoolchildren during a history session at Hillsborough Castle.

Key Stage 1

Curriculum-linked activity trail to support an exploration of the Tower.

Primary school students take part in school session at Kensington Palace

Key Stage 2

Curriculum-linked activity trail to support an exploration of the Tower.

School students visiting the Tower of London for a school session.

Key Stage 3

Curriculum-linked activity trail to support an exploration of the Tower.

School students visiting the Tower of London for a school session.

GCSE

Activity trail and session for the study of the historic environment at GCSE.

The Queen's House, of timber-frame domestic architecture.

A Level

Activity trail and session to support the study of Tudor history at A Level.

A Tower raven and a Yeoman Warder, the Deputy Ravenmaster

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Multisensory activity trail to support an exploration of the Tower.

International schools

Resources specially designed for international student visits to the Tower

Learning resources

Looking for resources to use in the classroom with your students?

Browse all of our curriculum-based learning resources covering 1000 years of history, including the Tudors, Georgians and Victorians.

You'll find resources for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and SEND.