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

Walk, talk and chalk

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

NEW FOR 2014-15 This guided walk of the Castle’s open spaces is an exciting way for children to examine Windsor’s battlements, arrow loops and towers and see for themselves the advantages of building a castle on a hill. Through role ... Read more about Walk, talk and chalk

Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

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

NEW FOR 2014-15 In this engaging session we compare and debate the change in power between Henry VIII and our Queen, against the backdrop of Windsor Castle, which for centuries has been an official royal residence and family home. ... Read more about Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

Learning Resources

France and Marianne, two dolls in Queen Mary's Dolls' House

France & Marianne

France and Marianne live at Windsor Castle. They were a gift to Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose from the children of France in 1938. They have 360 items of clothing and a toy car each. Now you have a chance to put together an outfit from their ... Read more about France & Marianne

Teaching the Victorians

Bring the Royal Collection into the classroom with this themed selection of resources for Primary Teachers focusing on Teaching the Victorians. ... Read more about Teaching the Victorians