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

Who is The Queen?

Age group: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key stage 1
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

What are The Queen’s favourite hobbies and how would it feel to wear her Coronation robe and crown? What does The Queen do in the splendid rooms we see at the Castle today and how can we tell if she is there?  What does she do to make someone a knight ... Read more about Who is The Queen?

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....

Learning Resources

Windsor Castle trail: Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle

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

France and Marianne, two dolls in Queen Mary's Dolls' House

France & Marianne

France and Marianne live at Windsor Castle. They were a gift to Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose from the children of France in 1938. They have 360 items of clothing and a toy car each. Now you have a chance to put together an outfit from their ... Read more about France & Marianne