School sessions

Onsite school sessions

KS1 schoolchildren on a visit to the Tower of London.

Key stage 1

Through rhymes, stories and interactive role play, students will learn about the Tower's many roles and uses in history.

SEND School Session at the Tower of London

Key stage 2

Meet historic figures and learn about key turning points in history with our lively and interactive sessions led by costumed presenters.

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

Key stage 3

Led by expert presenters, students will consider historical concepts such as continuity and change and use them to make connections and frame historically-valid questions.

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

GCSE

Examine the roles and events that the Normans and Elizabeth I had on shaping the Tower's history in these in-depth enquiry sessions led by expert presenters.

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

A level

Depth studies covering the Wars of the Roses, the Mid-Tudor crisis, and Henry VIII at the Tower of London.

SEND School Session at the Tower of London

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

SEND students will find out about the Tower of London's history with a range of multi-sensory learning activities led by a skilled presenter.

The exterior of the Salt Tower at the Tower of London under a blue, partially cloudy sky. The image shows visitors walking on the medieval Battlements to the right

International schools

Students will use an activity trail to explore the key sights at the Tower and to discover its secrets and stories. Available in English as a foreign language, French, and German.

A black and white logo spelling out the words 'History Riot - the past going forward'

School sessions at our palaces are presented by HistoryRiot

Self-led school visits

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

Self-led school visits

Tailored activity trails are available for key stages 1 to 4 and international schools to structure and support an exploration of the Tower of London.

Online School Sessions

Students take part in a school session at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

Online school sessions

Led by experienced presenters on Zoom, take a journey through time to meet historical figures and uncover history from your classroom. Our sessions support the study of History, English and Citizenship.

Outreach sessions

Princess Sophia Duleep Singh selling 'The Suffragette' newspaper outside Hampton Court in April 1913

Outreach sessions

New offer for Autumn 2022. 'Fire: A princess' guide to burning issues' is our new outreach session, suitable for key stage 3 students. Find out more and book a day of performancess at your school.