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Schools resources

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You can now enjoy our award-winning learning activities at home! Explore our resources that have been designed to support at home learning for schools.

The Palace Cat

Volunteer and communities manager Rachel Bagnall-Bray reads the exciting adventures of Tom and Matilda as they whizz through Fulham Palace’s history, with Edmund the time-travelling cat as their mischievous guide!

Maisy goes to the museum - EYFS

Our new storytelling bag ‘Maisy goes to the museum’ is now available. This storytelling bag allows nursery and reception aged children to recreate Maisy’s trip to the museum by dressing puppets in costumes, encouraging dexterity and creativity.

Suitable for: EYFS
Curriculum link: Foundation stage curriculum
Price: Free for a limited time only
Book now: email education@fulhampalace.org 

View the storytelling bag 

Voices from the past - Pupils' resource for remote learning

This supports KS2 children to understand more about the past by introducing the history of Fulham Palace.

This free resource:

  •  develops understanding of a chronologically secure knowledge of British local history
  • enables pupils to become more skilled in noticing similarities and differences
  •  is for children learning at home
  •  lasts 16 mins
  • is easy to use as the images and videos play automatically
  •  includes an activity that asks the children to write or record their response#
  • covers National Curriculum links for Stone age, Romans, Tudor and Victorian times.

View the session

Voices from the past - Teacher taught resource for remote or classroom learning

These materials are very similar to the pupils’ resource, enabling the teacher to lead a session from the information provided. The response activity – the creation of a soundscape of voices – is different to the written or recorded work outlined in the pupils’ resource.

This free resource:

  • develops an understanding of a chronologically secure knowledge of British local history
  • enables pupils to become more skilled in noticing similarities and differences
  •  is for both children in the classroom and at home
  • is for KS2 and lasts around 45 mins;
  • is a teacher taught PowerPoint
  • has full teacher presentation notes
  • is easy to use giving teachers the opportunity to respond to children’s ideas and questions
  • has a suggested voices soundscape activity which is an unusual and creative response to the historical materials
  • covers national curriculum links for Stone Age, Romans, Tudor and Victorian periods.

Download the presentation

Victorians loans box

This is a box containing authentic and replica Victorian objects for children to handle. It enables pupils to imagine and experience preparing for Victorian tea parties to entertain the thousands of visitors who arrived regularly at the Palace.

This resource:

  • fully supports the National Curriculum objectives to identify similarities and differences in Victorian social diversity by exploring relationships between people living  at Fulham Palace
  • provides three activities ensuring an in-depth study of Victorian life at Fulham Palace
  • Enables pupils to actively engage with authentic Victorian artefacts to generate observation, curiosity and to connect with the reality of history
  • contains full teacher information notes on the objects and activities

The loans box is a pilot scheme and, due to the generosity of funders, is currently free of charge, subject to availability.

To book the loans box complete our loans box booking form.

Romans loans box

This is a box containing authentic and replica Roman objects for children to handle. It enables pupils to learn about the Roman villa that was located on the Fulham Palace site.

This resource:

  •  fully supports the National Curriculum objectives of understanding a local historical site and its significance locally and internationally
  • provides three activities ensuring in depth study of Romans located at Fulham Palace
  • allows children to handle real Roman objects, raise questions and connect with the Roman world
  • develops historical investigative skills to raise and answer questions about Roman diets and shopping habits
  • enables children to become more familiar with local, national and international trading patterns with Fulham
  • contains full teacher information notes on the objects and activities

The loans box is a pilot scheme and, due to the generosity of funders, is currently free of charge, subject to availability.

To book the loans box complete our loans box booking form.

Maths trail - KS1 and KS2

Follow our free maths trail around the Fulham Palace garden.

Download the trail and guidelines for teachers:

KS1 trail
KS2 trail

Fulham Palace House and Gardens are used for a variety of events and a mix of groups. To ensure you have the best possible time at our site, please book your visit.

Literacy trail - KS2

Follow our free literacy trail around the Fulham Palace garden.

Download the trail and guidelines for teachers:

Fulham Palace House and Gardens are used for a variety of events and a mix of groups. To ensure you have the best possible time at our site, please book your visit.

Beasts and Bishops trail- KS1/KS2

Fulham Palace was the home of the Bishops of London for over 1,3000 years, but before the Bishops, we know the Palace has been home to all sorts of animals for 6,000 years.

Follow our free trail around the garden and museum.

Pick up the trail booklet at the museum welcome desk.

Fulham Palace House and Gardens are used for a variety of events and a mix of groups. To ensure you have the best possible time at our site, please book your visit.