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Using the history of the Great Fire of London this resource by Guildhall Art Gallery and St Paul’s Cathedral is for new year 7s explores challenge, resilience, and community.

Exploring the challenges faced by Londoners during and after the fire students will explore how people tackled the challenge, rebuilt and carried on.

We hope that when visiting is possible, you may take up the option to book a visit to both Guildhall Gallery and St Paul’s Cathedral (free of charge) to complete the experience.

Watch the video introduction and click on Access Resource to find the activity plans for this session, then download the supporting PDFs to start using the resources.

Teacher resource: fire courts Teacher resource: Great Fire story Teacher resource: image directory Student resource: debate cards Student resource: images Student resource: diary extracts Student resource: prompt cards