Schools: London
Visit three inspiring and unique sites in London - the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery and the Royal Mews - and combine history, art and a working palace.

School Sessions

Royal Childhood at Buckingham Palace

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History, Art & Design, Design & Technology
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

From Queen Victoria’s favourite dolls to Prince George’s tricycle the Royal Childhood exhibition and this linked workshop provides a fascinating insight into the ... Read more about Royal Childhood at Buckingham Palace

Portrait of Abd al-Qadir, April 1862

To paint or to 'click'? Learning to look at portraits in photography and paintings

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
Art & Design, History, History and Art
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This session enables pupils studying Art & Design and History to examine some of the techniques and skills used to look at an historical image and analyse the clues and narratives portrayed. Focussing on  examples of portraits from two ... Read more about To paint or to 'click'? Learning to look at portraits in photography and paintings

Learning Resources

Teaching the Victorians

Bring the Royal Collection into the classroom with this themed selection of resources for Primary Teachers focusing on Teaching the Victorians. ... Read more about Teaching the Victorians