School children at Windsor Castle

Schools Learning

Find out how Palaces and great works of art can inspire learning with our curriculum linked programmes and resources for primary and secondary schools.

Visiting the Royal Collection sites

Children participating in a schools' garden art workshop at Buckingham Palace
London
Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle
Windsor
Edinburgh

School sessions

Medieval knights wanted: apply here!

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

Does someone in your class have what it takes to be a medieval knight?  Are they fearless, trustworthy, generous, loyal and good with a sword?  Join in our lively session and find out who is up to the job at Windsor, where royal accommodation comes as ... Read more about Medieval knights wanted: apply here!

Detail of plasterwork on ceiling at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Joint Visit with the Scottish Poetry Library

Age group: 
Third and Fourth Levels, Higher, Intermediate
School subjects: 
Social Studies, Literacy, History
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Designed to support curriculum coursework, pupils work with their very own poet and guide and use the Palace and Abbey as a stimulus for their own creative writing. Pupils explore the stories of the past as they tour the site and gather notes based on ... Read more about Joint Visit with the Scottish Poetry Library

Learning resources for Schools / Teachers

Barrow Hill Junior School - talk about 'In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion'

In June 2013 pupils from Barrow Hill Junior School worked with the members of Royal Collection Trust's Learning team to develop their own talks about a number of their favourite pieces from the ... Read more about Barrow Hill Junior School - talk about 'In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion'

William Scrots, Edward VI, c.1546

Royal Portraits: Building the brand

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