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

Role play during a schools' session at 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, pupils explore the role of castles long ago and learn about all the people needed to service ... Read more about What were Castles for?

This guided tour of St George’s Chapel led by knowledgable Chapel Stewards focuses on the establishment of the Order of the Garter in 1348 and its founder Edward III.  Students investigate events leading up to the building of St George’s Chapel, which ... Read more about Gothic Splendour

Learning Resources

To support our taught programmes and self-directed visits, we offer a wide range of resource material on different themes and for different ages and levels of ability. ... Read more about Windsor Castle trail: Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle

Imagine you are a soldier hundreds of years ago trying to take Windsor Castle from the king: is it easy to break in or are the defences strong enough to keep you out?  Find out by playing the Bring on the Battle! game.   ... Read more about Bring on the battle: Children's activity