History & Geography

The Great Fire of London & Guy Fawkes


This term, we will be learning all about the Great Fire of London and Guy Fawkes. Throughout this topic, we will compare our lives now to those who lived 400 years ago. We will use a range of sources to help us delve into the past and discover why the fire was so severe and how London changed following the event. We will discuss the reasons why Guy Fawkes wanted to blow up the Houses of Parliament and how his plan was discovered. 



The Great Fire of London

Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot