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Parents and Teachers: Start Here!
Use this page as a resource for additional learning and activities when continuing the lesson plan from school. There are pop-culture films as well as books to use as personal references as guides to self-learning.
Resources for Teaching British Royal Family for Educators
Elizabeth the Queen by
Publication Date: 2012-10-30
Crown and Country by
Publication Date: 2011-09-29
Resources for Teaching British Monarchy at Home
British Castles Colouring Book
Publication Date: 2017-04-01
Famous Monarchs: Explore at Home!
The Art of Monarchy is a collaboration between BBC Radio 4 and the Royal Collection to mark Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The series examines some of the objects that have helped define a thousand years of the British monarchy.
Download lesson plans and worksheets to be used alongside the BBC Famous People content on King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I, Mary Queen of Scots, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II.
Films for Classroom and Home
The King's Speech
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.
Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.
The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.