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

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 2 TUDORS  In this lively interactive talk and costume handling session, pupils discover how the clothes worn at the Tudor Court reflected the position in society of the wearers – from servants to courtiers to the Tudor... Read more about King or Commoner?

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 4  This interactive talk explores Windsor Castle’s role over the centuries as fortress, prison, baroque palace, family home, wartime refuge, heritage attraction and residence used by The Queen for official duties. The... Read more about Windsor Castle: History Around Us

Learning Resources

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

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