Maps – a study through time

Map of London 1660 (WORK 30/6464)
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How and why does an area change over time?

This engaging session introduces pupils to some of the beautiful maps from our vast collection. From the Tudor to the Victorian period, pupils explore the ways in which London has changed over time. Pupils consider which era saw the most significant change and why; and how these different changes have marked London over time.

This session supports schools focusing on a local history study.

Connections to the curriculum: History, English (spoken language).

Available as: On site workshop. Find out more about the types of session we offer.

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This session is delivered as a:


at The National Archives

2 hours

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Key stage 2

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