School Environmental Activities

Green Tudors

Our 'Green Tudors' sessions help students learn how Tudors lived. Discover how Tudor lifestyles can help us to be greener in the present day.

Tudors and Energy at Home (Key Stage 2)


1.5 Hours (for Year 3 to Year 6)

Explore how the Tudors used energy at home compared to us today.  Carry out an insulation investigation  and explore how Tudor clothing was designed not just to look good, but to keep them warm!

Tudors and Travel (Key Stage 2)

1.5 Hours (Year 3 to Year 6)

Compare Tudor travel and modern day transport and contrast the carbon footprints.  Explore the ‘Day in a Life of a Tudor Child’ and plot her travels on a Tudor map of Cheam.  Compare these journeys to modern daily travel trips.

Tudors and Food (Key Stage 2)

1.5 Hours (Year 3 to Year 6)

Compare what Tudor royals, farmers and poor people ate.  Map Tudor food miles and compare to food shopping today; try some Tudor bread and grind spices.