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
Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

School sessions

A view of Holyrood Abbey taken from the Palace Gardens

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

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Key stage 2 VICTORIANS  In this interactive talk and handling session children learn about Queen Victoria’s long association with Windsor Castle and about some of the family occasions and official events she held here. We explore the... Read more about Queen Victoria: Life at Windsor Castle

Learning resources for Schools / Teachers

Look at this painting by popular Dutch artist adam Willaerts and consider the question......."Do you think even the most famous artists got perspective perfect in their paintings?"... Read more about An experiment with perspective: Children's activity

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 notes are... Read more about Northern Renaissance images: teacher information sheets