Schools: Windsor
Explore the many stories of Windsor Castle's transformation from William the Conqueror’s wooden fortress to our Queen's splendid palace, and discover a wealth of learning opportunities for your pupils.

School Sessions

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

Role play during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

What were Castles for?

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

Why were many castles built during the medieval period, what were they used for and who lived in them? Focusing on the story of this famous castle at Windsor from the Norman Conquest to the Barons' siege in 1216, a year after King John signed the ... Read more about What were Castles for?

Learning Resources

In the footsteps of medieval kings

This 16 page student workbook, developed to support our KS3 learning sessions, can also be used to enhance self-guided visits. ... Read more about In the footsteps of medieval kings

Windsor Castle: A Royal Home Trail

Where is the cheeky monkey hiding?  Can you stand like Henry VIII in his armour?

With one of The Queen's corgis to help you, follow the trail to find these splendid things and more around this famous royal home. ... Read more about Windsor Castle: A Royal Home Trail