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

A view of Holyrood Abbey taken from the Palace Gardens

Investigating Holyrood Abbey

Age group: 
First Level, Second Level
School subjects: 
Social Studies, Expressive Arts
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Pupils investigate the history of Holyrood Abbey and look for evidence of its turbulent past. Explore the ruins of the Abbey with a member of the Learning team and find out about the daily lives of the monks who used to live here, the royal ... Read more about Investigating Holyrood Abbey

Who is The Queen?

Age group: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key stage 1
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

What are The Queen’s favourite hobbies and how would it feel to wear her Coronation robe and crown? What does The Queen do in the splendid rooms we see at the Castle today and how can we tell if she is there?  What does she do to make someone a knight ... Read more about Who is The Queen?

Learning resources for Schools / Teachers

Northern Renaissance images: teacher information sheets

Download these documents to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these inspiring images from The Northern Renaissance: Dürer to Holbein within your classroom teaching. These teacher ... Read more about Northern Renaissance images: teacher information sheets

Coaches at the Royal Mews. Photographer: Pawel Libera

Design a Carriage Activity

The Royal Mews is home to a unique collection of carriages. Download the activity and create your own carriage for a royal procession. ... Read more about Design a Carriage Activity