20 October 2017


Architecture in focus: Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort is a brilliant example of purposeful design, known today as Britain's best preserved fort, learn how its defensive elements deterred anyone from attacking.

Old fashioned bedroom.

Architecture in Focus: Blenheim Palace

A great building can be a wonderful teaching aid. Find out all about Blenheim Palace and the opportunities it offers in a range of curriculum areas.

Unlocking the past through streets and buildings

Want to try work like this with your class? Try these ideas.

Old tower

TIME TRAVEL: history teaching made easy…

Buildings mean the past is alive – wherever we turn. Find out how Engaging Places can help your class to witness history…

Downloadable key stage 2 History lesson plans

Great resources for your key stage 2 History lessons.

Tales from the Palace

Inspired by stories about Kensington Palace and its inhabitants, year 5 students wrote, performed and directed films breathing new life into the past.

War Table

Read about an innovative History project that made use of the unique historic environment of Dover.

An Embarrassment of Riches

Buildings are incredibly versatile teaching resources. This article introduces some of the possibilities, subject-by-subject across the curriculum, taking the example of St Pancras Station in......

A window on the past

In the first of nine Engaging Places case studies, year 10 students from Cardinal Newman Catholic School create a documentary about the changing face of Brighton.

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