Tudor Trips To Pendennis Castle

School Trips @ English Heritage

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ne of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country against invasion, Pendennis Castle remains one of Cornwall's greatest fortresses. With over 400 years of defending Britain’s coasts and a range of ways to learn on-site, we've got everything you need to help cover a wide range of cross-curricular topics. Explore the Tudor Gun Tower and use one of our Discovery Chests and other resources to support learning both in and out of the classroom.

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Why are English Heritage great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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CURRICULUM LINKS

KS1, 2 & 3: Local history study
KS1: How people’s lives have shaped this nation and how Britain has influenced and been influenced by the wider world
KS2: How several aspects of national history are reflected in the locality; a study of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 significant in the locality
KS3: Development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509; ideas, political power, industry and empire in Britain 1745-1901; challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day
KS4: Current GCSE frameworks and study of the historic environment

What activities are available during group visits?

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Inspire your students with our hands-on expert led Discovery Visit delivered by one of our experts and great value for up to 30 students.

NOW AND THEN (KS1; £100 per class): Discover how everyday objects and clothes have changed over time and play some games from the past. Costumes and handling artifacts are used to introduce students to the idea of change through time, comparing them with life today. Duration: 1 1/4 hours

Alternatively, lead your own school visit following your own leanring objectives for FREE.

What size groups do you cater for?

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150 max

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Yes, subject to availability

Is there first aid on site?

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Yes

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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Yes




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