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

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

2015 Spring term Knights and Armour activity weeks

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Science (Materials)
Windsor Castle

In our exciting Spring term activity weeks for KS1-KS3, pupils learn about knights and armour in medieval times. ... Read more about 2015 Spring term Knights and Armour activity weeks

Learning Resources

Teacher Information Packs - Windsor Castle

For further information about your group's visit to Windsor Castle download our comprehensive teachers' pack and Powerpoint presentations. ... Read more about Teacher Information Packs - Windsor Castle

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