Schools: London
Visit three inspiring and unique sites in London - the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery and the Royal Mews - and combine history, art and a working palace.

School Sessions

Learning to look at Portraits

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

This session enables pupils studying Art & Design to examine some of the techniques and skills used to look at an historical image and analyse the clues and narratives portrayed. ... Read more about Learning to look at Portraits

School group visiting the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace

Fashioning a Reign: a history workshop

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

Celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday with a school visit to The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The Queen's life and the nation's history will be presented through an unprecedented collection of dress, jewellery and accessories designed for ... Read more about Fashioning a Reign: a history workshop

Learning Resources

An experiment with perspective: Children's activity

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

Inside the amazing mind of Leonardo da Vinci: Children's activity

Leonardo da Vinci is possibly history's most famous artist. Yet Leonardo is known for being an expert in many areas, not just art. ... Read more about Inside the amazing mind of Leonardo da Vinci: Children's activity