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

Medieval knights wanted: apply here!

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

Does someone in your class have what it takes to be a medieval knight?  Are they fearless, trustworthy, generous, loyal and good with a sword?  Join in our lively session and find out who is up to the job at Windsor, where royal accommodation comes as ... Read more about Medieval knights wanted: apply here!

Waterloo Exhibition: KS3 Teachers Resource

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, English, Art & Design
Windsor Castle

This resource is designed to give KS3 teachers a potted history of the battle of Waterloo, an introduction to the exhibition and ideas to support self-led visits. ... Read more about Waterloo Exhibition: KS3 Teachers Resource

Learning Resources

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

Bring on the battle: Children's activity

Imagine you are a soldier hundreds of years ago trying to take Windsor Castle from the king: is it easy to break in or are the defences strong enough to keep you out?  Find out by playing the Bring on the Battle! game.   ... Read more about Bring on the battle: Children's activity