School sessions

2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4
School subjects: 
English Literature, English Language, Drama, History, Literacy
Windsor Castle

Why not join in with this year's 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's legacy by visiting us at Windsor Castle, the very site where Shakespeare himself read and performed to the Royal Court?  ... Read more about 2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
English, History, Art & Design, Citizenship
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

This discussion and discovery session introduces pupils to the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago and the role of the Royal Mews within the celebrations. ... Read more about 60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

After 1066, what happened next?

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

With the defeat of the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings, this session allows students to investigate how prominent events of the time are reflected in the development of Windsor Castle from an earth and timber fortress, to its role as magnificent ... Read more about After 1066, what happened next?

Art Alive! Drama workshop

Age group: 
Key stage 2
School subjects: 
Drama, Art & Design, History
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Taking inspiration from the Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent exhibition pupils will participate in a variety of interactive drama games involving role play, story telling an ... Read more about Art Alive! Drama workshop

Away with words: A Creative Writing workshop - Travel Writing

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
Literacy, English Language, Art & Design
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This workshop highlights the many possibilities for inspiring Creative Writing about the subject of Travel from works of art, in comparison to more familiar sources such as books and the internet. ... Read more about Away with words: A Creative Writing workshop - Travel Writing

Awesome Arms and Armour

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Science (Materials)
Windsor Castle

Our mail armour craftsman will use hands-on activities to discuss the manufacture and changing design of armour and weapons through the Middle Ages. ... Read more about Awesome Arms and Armour

Pupils in Queens Drawing Room

Challenging Perceptions: George III at Windsor Castle

Age group: 
Key stage 5
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

Madness and the loss of America - is that all there was to George III?  This fascinating A Level session immerses students into the life of our third longest reigning monarch.  The session leads the students through the Precincts and State Apartments he ... Read more about Challenging Perceptions: George III at Windsor Castle

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

In this interactive session we invite pupils to explore religious and political changes at the time of the Tudor and Stuart monarchs. ... Read more about Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Creative Writing at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Age group: 
First Level, Second Level
School subjects: 
Social Studies; Literacy and English
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Be inspired by this opportunity for pupils to work with a published children's author as they explore the atmospheric Palace. ... Read more about Creative Writing at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

school group participate in a Creative Writing workshop

Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
English Language, Art & Design
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Be inspired by this wonderful opportunity for pupils to work with published authors to explore and experience the atmosphere of these lavishly decorated rooms. ... Read more about Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

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