Anne Boleyn ‘the most happy’

About this session

SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) | Subject: History | Topic: Tudors | Session Type: Classroom-based, Route-based

What was life at the Tower like during the reign of King Henry VIII? How would the Tudor court have prepared for a royal coronation?

During this interactive session, students will discover what it was like to be a courtier at the Tower and will get ready for the arrival of Queen Anne Boleyn.

Based in a classroom, the session will feature the following:  

  • Singing a rhyme about exploring the Tower.
  • Handling replica objects.
  • Trying on Tudor costume.
  • Taking part in a Tudor jewellery-making activity.
  • Participating in a Tudor character ‘hot seat’ activity. 

Learning objectives
Students will:

  • Learn about Hampton Court’s stories and history.
  • Be empowered to use their senses to explore new historic environments.
  • Develop social and emotional skills.

This session is suitable for students with MLD and SLD, aged between 6 and 16 years, who attend special schools or units. Please note that the presenter will be in costume unless requested otherwise by the school.

Unfortunately due to fire safety policy relating to our learning spaces, we can only accept up to 2 wheelchair users in any one session.

Booking information

8 May, 25 June 2019
10.30, 12.30
75 minutes
Up to 10 students plus additional accompanying adults*
£70.00, admission included in price

* We aim to be as flexible as possible, and would be happy to discuss class size further with you at point of booking.