4099 is my name (SEND)

How can we share the experiences of someone who lived in the past?

A Student in a Prisoner 4099 workshop

A Student in a Prisoner 4099 workshop

In this immersive experience, your students discover the story of William Towers contained within an archive box.

Through a sensory journey using signed call and response, students find out about William’s life in Victorian London and how he was sent to prison at the age of twelve!

This session is suitable for students with ASC, MLD, SLD and PMLD, and is available at The National Archives or at your school.

Please contact us to find out more information about the session and how we can meet your students’ needs.

Take a look at our SEND orientation materials.

Session options

This session is delivered as a:


at The National Archives


in your classroom


January: Friday 24Thursday 30

February: Monday 10, Tuesday 25

March: Wednesday 4, Monday 16Friday 27

(Other dates may be available by arrangement.)

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Students with ASC, MLD, SLD and PMLD

Request a booking

Contact us

All activities must be booked in advance.

Tel: +44 (0)20 3908 9162

Email: education@nationalarchives.gov.uk