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

A schools learning session at Windsor Castle

In our storytelling session, travel back in time to 1855 with Queen Victoria’s housekeeper, the formidable Mrs Forster, when staff at Windsor Castle are preparing for a glittering occasion – the State visit of the Emperor Napoleon III of France and ... Read more about Help get the Castle ready in time!

NEW FROM OCTOBER 2014! In this engaging session we compare and debate the change in power between Henry VIII and our Queen, against the backdrop of Windsor Castle, which for centuries has been an official royal residence and family ... Read more about Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

Learning Resources

Windsor Castle Tower

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: Quiz sheets

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