The Great Fire of London began in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane, on this day 2nd September, 1666 and rapidly spread throughout the city

Probably the most famous disaster in its history, the Great Fire of London shaped the city we know today. Here are the facts via a handy infographic!

The Great Fire of London Scene Word Mat - Great, Fire, London

The Great Fire of London Scene Word Mat - This simple word mat features key vocabulary for this topic. A great resource to keep on hand as a prompt and spelling reference during independent writing tasks and other activities.

FIRE OF LONDON CAKES - Of the many events recorded in Samuel Pepys' Diaries, the Fire of London is one of the most significant. An article in The Guardian of January 9th, 2001, suggests that the fire was caused by burning some small cakes. Here is a contemporary recipe for the cakes which might have caused the Great Fire of London.  - Stuart Recipe  (

Fire of London cakes Historical Cookbook - includes all sorts of interesting historical recipes updated for kids to cook.

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The Great Fire of London may have been extinguished in 1666 but it was reignited on Friday at a Seven Kings school.