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

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

Was armour heavy? Let's find out....

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

My First Gallery Visit

Age group: 
Early level, First Level
School subjects: 
Expressive Arts; Social Studies
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

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'