School sessions

2014-15 New National Curriculum for KS1 - KS3

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
Windsor Castle

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

2015 - Battle of Waterloo 200th Anniversary

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, English, Art & Design
Windsor Castle

Our new and exciting learning sessions provide opportunities for teachers to use the anniversary and Waterloo at Windsor exhibition as a learning tool to support the new curriculum. ... Read more about 2015 - Battle of Waterloo 200th Anniversary

2015 - Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4
Windsor Castle

Did you know that King John is said to have loved Windsor Castle 'above all others' and frequently held court here? During this commemorative year, why not visit the very site from which the King rode out on 10 June 1215 to seal the Magna ... Read more about 2015 - Magna Carta 800th Anniversary

2015 Spring term Knights and Armour activity weeks

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Science (Materials)
Windsor Castle

In our exciting Spring term activity weeks for KS1-KS3, pupils learn about knights and armour in medieval times. ... Read more about 2015 Spring term Knights and Armour activity weeks

60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
English, History, Art & Design, Citizenship
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

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

After 1066, what happened next?

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

With the defeat of the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings, this session allows students to investigate how prominent events of the time are reflected in the development of Windsor Castle from an earth and timber fortress, to its role as ... Read more about After 1066, what happened next?

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

An Introduction to the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Age group: 
Third and Fourth Levels, Senior Phase
School subjects: 
Social Studies, History
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

Armour in the Apartments

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History, Science (Materials)
Windsor Castle

How long did it take a Knight to put on his armour? Did he get dressed head to foot or the other way round?! What is a sabaton? Find out more in this truly exclusive and immersive experience delivered in the splendid State Entrance. ... Read more about Armour in the Apartments

Awesome Arms and Armour

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Science (Materials)
Windsor Castle

Our mail armour craftsman will use hands-on activities to discuss the manufacture and changing design of armour and weapons through the Middle Ages. ... Read more about Awesome Arms and Armour

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History
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

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