School pupils at Buckingham Palace
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The design of the coachmen's liveries at the Royal Mews are hundreds of years old. Have a go at designing your own coachman's outift with this downloadable activity sheet. ... Read more about Dressing a Coachman

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

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School sessions

Role play during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Why were many castles built during the medieval period, what were they used for and who lived in them? Focusing on the story of this famous castle at Windsor, pupils explore the role of castles long ago and learn about all the people needed to service ... Read more about What were Castles for?

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

NEW FOR SEPTEMBER 2014! In this exciting handling and role play session, children discover how Henry VIII and his family members dressed to impress. Looking at royal portraits and Henry's enormous suit of armour we investigate the ... Read more about Meet the Monarch: Holbein's Henry