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

Join a member of the Learning team as you explore the Palace and look for evidence of Mary, Queen of Scots’ life at Holyroodhouse. Discover what daily life was like for the Queen and her court, investigate the apartments in which she lived and hear ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Trying on replica armour during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Was armour heavy and hard to move around in?  What did it take to be a medieval knight?  What's the word for an armour shoe? Pupils learn fascinating facts about armour worn by kings, princes and knights, and discover how and why it evolved from ... Read more about Was armour heavy? Let's find out....

Learning resources for Schools / Teachers

Children using the Buckingham Palace Garden Trail

Explore the gardens of Buckingham Palace with our Garden Trail. For most of the year, The Queen’s garden is a private garden, however lots of wildlife is encouraged to come and live here – including birds, fish and insects. Look out for some of them ... Read more about Buckingham Palace Garden Trail

Download the activity sheets and colour in your own Tudor and Stuart costume designs inspired by the In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion ... Read more about Colouring in activity sheets: Tudors and Stuarts