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Box 42 Queen Victoria

This box contains a costume for Queen Victoria, based on the mourning clothing she wore after Prince Albert’s death. Pupils can explore and understand the life of Queen Victoria, how important she was in British history and the changes that took place during her reign. This box is useful as support for a more an in-depth study of Victorian times and the impact of significant individuals and events in the past.

Ideal for use with Key Stage 2, years 5 and 6

Key learning objectives

  • History: To enable pupils to explore key themes linked to Victorian Britain through handling costume and real and replica artefacts and by taking part in group activities.
  • Speaking and Listening: To encourage pupils to work effectively as a member of a group, using speaking and listening skills.
  • Literacy: To explore the importance of Queen Victoria and the changes that took place in her reign using literary resources


Box contents

  • Costume for queen Victoria based on her mourning clothing.
  • Resources include books, labels, images of Queen Victoriaand Hampshire approach to history booklet.

Hiring a box

Collect on a Monday between 12pm and 5:30pm, and return on a Friday before 5:30pm.
Closed 1pm to 1.30pm.

To discuss your needs or to make a booking contact Alexandra Walker tel 01962 678199.