Great Fire of London

It’s 1666, and you live in London with your mum and your cat, Max. In the middle of the night, a fire starts on your street, Pudding Lane. When Max goes missing, you stumble across Samuel Pepys, who calls on your help to stop all of London from burning down. Will you be able to stop the fire, and will you ever see Max again?


In this Experience, your class will learn about:

  • The causes of the fire
  • Methods of extinguishing the fire
  • The effects of the fire
  • The historical context of the fire (Pepys, King Charles II, 1666)

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For EYFS, Actions Storyboard, Song Sheet and Script
  • For Keystage 1 & 2, Storyboard, Quiz, Reading Comprehension, Writing Opportunities and Script