School pupils at Buckingham Palace
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Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures Desmond Shawe-Taylor talks about Sir Anthony Van Dyck's seventeenth-century portrait of the five eldest children of Chares I, on display in The Queen's Ballroom at Windsor Castle.

  ... Read more about Curator Film - The Five Eldest Children of Charles I

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.

Our key audiences are:

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

To contact us please telephone +44 (0)20 7766 7323 or e-mail learning@royalcollection.org.uk.

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School sessions

An opportunity for pupils to explore the daily lives and lifestyles of people at the Palace, past and present. The group tour the building with a member of the Learning team and use domestic objects from the past to investigate Palace life – from ink ... Read more about Palaces and Homes

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