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

This workshop highlights the many possibilities for inspiring Creative Writing from paintings, in comparison to more familiar sources such as books and the internet.  Focussing on characters within the paintings, drawings and miniatures featured in... Read more about Creative Writing: Writing out of History, Tudors and Stuarts

A joint visit to The Queen's Gallery and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.  This session allows pupils to examine the life of famous Stuart kings and queens through replica dress, portraits from the In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart... Read more about The Stuart Court: Joint Visit with the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

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