Teaching the Victorians

Bring the Royal Collection into the classroom with this themed selection of resources for Primary Teachers focusing on Teaching the Victorians.

Download teachers’ notes to focus on these inspiring paintings and work with your class to discover the stories taking place with the pictures

 

 

Look for evidence of the Victorians in the local area with this walk around Buckingham Palace

Joseph Nash, The east front of Buckingham Palace from St James Park, 1846

 

Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace and the area soon became popular with fashionable society.

What evidence of the Victorians can be seen on the streets today? Download the attached documents and maps to find out more.

 

 

Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle

Use this trail to explore the Victorians at Windsor Castle
 

If you would like to book a Victorians session at Windsor Castle take a look at the following workshops for schools:

 

 

The Royal Archive: Queen Victoria education project

A variety of materials including Victoria’s journal, letters and school reports are all available through the Royal Archive Queen Victoria education project.

 

Queen Victoria and the British Monarchy

Explore the  British Monarchy website for a feature on Queen Victoria, extracts from her journals and a British Monarchy timeline.