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!

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?

Learning Resources

Why did Henry VIII spend so much time at Windsor Castle? What sports and activities did the King like to do when he was here? Find out by playing the

King of the Castle: Henry's Windsor game. ... Read more about King of the Castle: Children's activity

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