School sessions

Inspired by changes to the curriculum, our award-winning learning programmes are being refreshed for delivery from September this year.... Read more about 2014 New National Curriculum for KS1 - KS3

EYFS / Key stage 1 HOMES  During this interactive talk we explore Windsor Castle as a favourite home and working palace of our Queen. Children discover the differences and similarities between The Queen’s home and their own and how... Read more about A Royal Home

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 1 / Key stage 2 CASTLES  This guided walk of the Castle’s open spaces is an exciting way for children to examine Windsor’s battlements, arrow loops and towers and see for themselves the advantages of building a castle on a... Read more about A Walk with a view

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 3  In this interactive talk pupils 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... Read more about Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Key stage 3 MEDIEVAL  This guided tour of St George’s Chapel focuses on the establishment of the Order of the Garter in 1348 and its founder Edward III, on events leading up to the building of St George’s Chapel which began in 1475,... Read more about Gothic Splendour

Children participating in a schools' session at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Key stage 2 TUDORS  Where did Catherine of Aragon say her prayers? Where is Henry VIII buried and with whom? Where can you see a portcullis beside red and white roses? Children find the answers to these and many other questions about... Read more about Henry VIII's Final Resting Place

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 2 TUDORS  In this lively interactive talk and costume handling session, pupils discover how the clothes worn at the Tudor Court reflected the position in society of the wearers – from servants to courtiers to the Tudor... Read more about King or Commoner?

Key stage 1 / Key stage 2 KNIGHTS  In June each year The Queen attends a special service at St. George's Chapel, Windsor for the Knights of the Garter, Britain's most senior Order of Knighthood, established over 600 years ago.... Read more about Knights and Ladies of the Garter Activity Week June 2014

Key stage 1 / Key stage 2 KNIGHTS AND CASTLES  Children explore Windsor Castle as a place in which knights lived, and learn about how they trained for battle and the code of chivalry they followed. We discover how the Castle links to... Read more about Knights in Days Gone By

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 2 VICTORIANS  In this interactive talk and handling session children learn about Queen Victoria’s long association with Windsor Castle and about some of the family occasions and official events she held here. We explore the... Read more about Queen Victoria: Life at Windsor Castle

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