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

This discussion and discovery session introduces pupils to the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago and the role of the Royal Mews within the celebrations.... Read more about 60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

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

Secondary pupils standing outside the main entrance to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

With a member of the Learning team, pupils unravel the Palace’s history, from its origins in 1128 to the present day. Find out about past royal residents and discover some of the famous events that have taken place within the Palace walls.   ... Read more about An Introduction to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

school group participate in a Creative Writing workshop

Be inspired by this wonderful opportunity for pupils to work with published authors to explore and experience the atmosphere of these lavishly decorated rooms. ... Read more about Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

This workshop highlights the many possibilities for inspiring Creative Writing from paintings, in comparison to more familiar sources such as books and the internet.  Focussing on characters within the paintings, drawings and miniatures featured in... Read more about Creative Writing: Writing out of History, Tudors and Stuarts

School visit to the Royal Mews

The Royal Mews is one of the finest working stables in the world and home to many of the men and women who work here as grooms, coachmen and carriage restorers. This session encourages children to investigate the special environment of the Royal Mews:... Read more about Exploring the Royal Mews

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