Magnificent Monarchs

Project Overview

This knowledge-rich main project teaches children about the English and British monarchy from AD 871 to the present day. Using timelines, information about royal palaces, portraits and other historical sources, they build up an understanding of the monarchs and then research six of the most significant sovereigns.

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What’s included

Magnificent Monarchs is a comprehensive history project that boasts an array of essentials including:


Lesson activities


Enhanced Provision Activities



Book study

English pack

Knowledge Organiser

Project scope

Magnificent Monarchs provides a structured approach to history, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • Art and design
  • Computing
  • Design and technology
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Maths
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  • Chronology
  • Palaces
  • Power and rule
  • The Royal Family
  • Timelines
  • Using sources