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

2014-15 New National Curriculum for KS1 - KS3

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
Windsor Castle

Inspired by changes to the curriculum, our award-winning learning programmes have been refreshed for delivery for the new academic year. ... Read more about 2014-15 New National Curriculum for KS1 - KS3

Role play during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

What were Castles for?

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

Why were many castles built during the medieval period, what were they used for and who lived in them? Focusing on the story of this famous castle at Windsor from the Norman Conquest to the Barons' siege in 1216, a year after King John signed the ... Read more about What were Castles for?

Learning Resources

Teacher events at Windsor Castle

Teacher Twilight and Private View for Primary and Secondary teachers


Wednesday, 20 May 2015 ... Read more about Teacher events at Windsor Castle

King of the Castle: Children's activity

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