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Box 10a Tudor Court: Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon

This box contains costumes based on typical images of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon seen in contemporary portraits. The costumes can be used in role play activities and are useful as both an introductory resource as well as supporting learning throughout the topic of Henry VIII and his six wives.

Ideal for use with Key Stage 1, studying the lives of significant historical figures, or with key stage two looking at a broader history study post 1066.

Key learning objectives

  • History: To enable pupils to explore key themes in the study of Tudor Britain by handling replica clothing and taking part in group activities.
  • Speaking and Listening: To encourage pupils to work efficiently as a member of a group using speaking and listening skills.
  • Literacy: To Explore the life of Henry VIII and his six wives through studying different resources.

Box contents

  • Costumes include Henry VIII’s doublet and hose and Katherine of Aragon’s Maroon Velvet Dress and Head-dress. An artefact typical of both Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon are also included: Henry’s pewter plate and goblet and Katherine’s silver pomander.
  • Resources include books, posters, portraits of Henry and his wives and labels for display

Hiring a box

Collect on a Monday between 12pm and 5:30pm, and return on a Friday before 5:30pm.
Closed 1pm to 1.30pm.

To discuss your needs or to make a booking contact Alexandra Walker tel 01962 678199.