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

Royal Childhood at Buckingham Palace

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History, Art & Design, Design & Technology
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

From Queen Victoria’s favourite dolls to Prince George’s tricycle the Royal Childhood exhibition and this linked workshop provides a fascinating insight into the ... Read more about Royal Childhood at Buckingham Palace

Who was Castiglione the Lost Genius?

Age group: 
Second Level, Third and Fourth Levels
School subjects: 
Expressive Arts
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione has been described as both a lost genius and a lawless rogue. His best-known works are large vibrant drawings in oil on paper but he was also one of Italy's most significant printmakers of the 1600's. However, he lived a turbulent life and often had to move between cities to escape the trouble he left behind. ... Read more about Who was Castiglione the Lost Genius?

Learning resources for Schools / Teachers

Compose your own landscape: Children's activity

Discover how artists composed paintings of landscapes in the seventeenth century and then have a go at composing you own landscape. ... Read more about Compose your own landscape: Children's activity

Design a Crown Activity

Download the activity and design your own crown - what colours and jewels would you use on your crown? ... Read more about Design a Crown Activity