Join our storyteller and follow the adventures of Maggie, a servant ghost, to discover the stories and secrets of the Palace. This storytelling session offers a fun and unique opportunity for younger pupils to find out about the kings and queens who... Read more about Storytelling at the Palace
Key stage 1 FAMOUS PEOPLE What are The Queen’s favourite hobbies and how would it feel to wear her Coronation robe and crown? How do we tell if she is at the Castle and what does she do to make someone a knight?... Read more about The Queen, on duty and off
Children discover why Windsor Castle was a popular royal residence at the time of the Tudor monarchs and learn about the splendour of the Tudor Court. In this interactive talk and handling session we investigate: why Henry VIII married six times; who... Read more about The Tudors at Windsor Castle
Key stage 1 / Key stage 2 KNIGHTS AND CASTLES Pupils learn about castles and who lived in them, including kings, princes and knights, and discover how the armour they wore evolved from medieval times to the Tudor period. Through... Read more about What Was it Like to Wear Armour?
Key stage 1 / Key stage 2 CASTLES, MATERIALS Why were castles built, what were they used for and who lived in them? Pupils explore the role of castles in medieval times, and learn about all the people needed to service them and their... Read more about What were Castles for?
EYFS / Key stage 1 HOMES In this storytelling session children travel back in time to 1855 when Queen Victoria’s housekeeper and staff at Windsor Castle are preparing for a glittering occasion – the State visit of the Emperor... Read more about Will the Castle be Ready in Time?
Key stage 3 Through this interactive session and role play, we link prominent events of the time to the Castle’s development from earth and timber fortress to magnificent royal seat of government. The session is designed to meet the... Read more about Windsor Castle in Medieval Times
Key stage 4 This interactive talk explores Windsor Castle’s role over the centuries as fortress, prison, baroque palace, family home, wartime refuge, heritage attraction and residence used by The Queen for official duties. The... Read more about Windsor Castle: History Around Us