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

St George's Chapel tour: Gothic Splendour

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

This guided tour of St George’s Chapel led by knowledgable Chapel Stewards focuses on the establishment of the Order of the Garter in 1348 and its founder Edward III.  Students investigate events leading up to the building of St George’s Chapel, which ... Read more about St George's Chapel tour: Gothic Splendour

Armour in the Apartments

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

How long did it take a Knight to put on his armour? Did he get dressed head to foot or the other way round?! What is a sabaton? Find out more in this truly exclusive and immersive experience delivered in the splendid State Entrance. ... Read more about Armour in the Apartments

Learning Resources

Search with St George: St George's Chapel children's trail

Follow this trail to find fascinating facts about St George's Chapel, built nearly 500 years ago within the walls of Windsor Castle. ... Read more about Search with St George: St George's Chapel children's trail

Windsor Castle: A Royal Home Trail

Where is the cheeky monkey hiding?  Can you stand like Henry VIII in his armour?

With one of The Queen's corgis to help you, follow the trail to find these splendid things and more around this famous royal home. ... Read more about Windsor Castle: A Royal Home Trail