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

Armour in the Apartments

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

How long did it take a Knight to put on his armour? Did he get dressed head to foot or the other way round?! What is a sabaton? Find out more in this truly exclusive and immersive experience delivered in the splendid State Entrance. ... Read more about Armour in the Apartments

Noble Knights and Fair Ladies

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

Using our collection of armour, weapons and replica medieval costume,  we take children back to the days of noble knights and fair ladies.  Pupils' imagination will be fired by stories about knights training and fighting in battle using a fearsome ... Read more about Noble Knights and Fair Ladies

Learning Resources

Search with St George: St George's Chapel children's trail

Follow this trail to find fascinating facts about St George's Chapel, built nearly 500 years ago within the walls of Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Search with St George: St George's Chapel children's trail

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