School sessions

Inspired by changes to the curriculum, our award-winning learning programmes have been refreshed for delivery for the new academic year. ... Read more about 2014-15 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

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

With the defeat of the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings, how easy was it for the new king and his successors to establish control of England and restore stability?  Students investigate how prominent events of the time are reflected in the ... Read more about After 1066, what happened next?

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

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

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

A schools learning session at Windsor Castle

In our storytelling session, travel back in time to 1855 with Queen Victoria’s housekeeper, the formidable Mrs Forster, when staff at Windsor Castle are preparing for a glittering occasion – the State visit of the Emperor Napoleon III of France and ... Read more about Help get the Castle ready in time!

NEW FROM OCTOBER 2014! In this engaging session we compare and debate the change in power between Henry VIII and our Queen, against the backdrop of Windsor Castle, which for centuries has been an official royal residence and family ... Read more about Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

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