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

Trying on replica armour during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Was armour heavy? Let's find out....

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

Was armour heavy and hard to move around in?  What did it take to be a medieval knight?  What's the word for an armour shoe? Pupils learn fascinating facts about armour worn by kings, princes and knights, and discover how and why it evolved from ... Read more about Was armour heavy? Let's find out....

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

Learning Resources

Teacher Information Packs - Windsor Castle

For further information about your group's visit to Windsor Castle download our comprehensive teachers' pack and Powerpoint presentations. ... Read more about Teacher Information Packs - Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle: Learning about Castles Trail and Information Sheet

How can you tell if The Queen is at Windsor Castle when you visit?  Why is the Castle built on a hill?  Whose banners hang in St George's Chapel?  Find the answers to these and many other questions by following the Learning about Castles ... Read more about Windsor Castle: Learning about Castles Trail and Information Sheet