Key stage 2

An introduction to the role the Charterhouse played in history for KS2 students.

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A Home of Many Kinds

Over seven centuries the Charterhouse has seen dramatic changes and been witness to significant moments in England’s history – but throughout it has always been a home. Travel through time and find out how the very different inhabitants of the Charterhouse lived.

KS2 School Session: The Black Death

Explore one of London’s only surviving plague pits at the Charterhouse. Created by Sir Walter Manny during the 1348-19 Black Death, the Charterhouse is home to the largest mass grave in London. Hear about the epidemic before discovering causes, cures and consequences in this exciting session.

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KS2 School Session: Hands-on Tudors

The Reformation under King Henry VIII forever changed life at the Charterhouse. Explore our former monastery and hear all about medieval monks before discovering Henry’s VIII’s personal reasons for a new religious order. Then, discover Tudor food, architecture and décor alongside the stories of those charged with keeping a grand Tudor mansion running. Then, enjoy an onsite object handling session to consolidate learning!

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1. Key Information

2. Your Booking

Session booking times are from 10.30am to 12.30pm, Tuesday to Friday.

There is one session per day. The maximum number of students per session is 35. A separate booking will be required for additional students.

Please specify any access or disability requirements e.g. wheelchair access, hearing impairment.

If you have to cancel your activity:

  • with over 8 weeks’ notice, £30 will be payable
  • with 4-8 weeks’ notice, £50 will be payable
  • with less than 4 weeks’ notice, £150 will be payable
  • If your school fails to arrive on the booked date of your activity, you will be charged £200

This is not an invoice. An invoice will be sent out separately at the completion of your event.

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