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

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 3  In this interactive talk pupils explore religious and political changes at the time of the Tudor and Stuart monarchs. We discuss events of the period, drawing on visual evidence in the form of contemporary paintings and... Read more about Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Children participating in a schools' session at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Key stage 1 / Key stage 2 KNIGHTS AND CASTLES  Completed during the reign of Henry VIII, who is one of ten kings buried here, St George’s Chapel has a wealth of educational interest for primary school children.... Read more about St George's Chapel and the Knights of the Garter

Learning Resources

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

William Scrots, Edward VI, c.1546

This e-learning resource, designed for use by students and tutors of GCSE, AS and A level Art and Design, helps you explore five key Tudor and Stuart royal portraits in the Royal Collection.... Read more about Royal Portraits: Building the brand