School pupils at Buckingham Palace
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Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, Sir Herbert James Gunn, 1954

Royal Collection Curator Jennifer Scott talks about Sir Herbert James Gunn's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in Coronation Robes, on display in the Garter Throne Room at Windsor Castle.

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About Learning

We aim to inspire audiences to engage, enjoy and learn about the Royal Collection and Official Residences of The Queen, by delivering learning programmes and resources online or on-site.

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  • School teachers and pupils
  • Families
  • Visitors with access needs
  • Adult learners

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School sessions

Pupils finding out about Holyroodhouse in the Palace Coach House

From choosing food for a royal tea party, counting steps on a giant staircase to finding animals hidden high up in the ceilings, My First Visit provides a fun and stimulating experience in a real life palace. If you would like to extend your visit ... Read more about My First Visit

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

In this interactive session we invite pupils to explore religious and political changes at the time of the Tudor and Stuart monarchs. We discuss events of the period, drawing on visual evidence in the form of contemporary paintings and armour for ... Read more about Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts