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

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

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

Design a Crown Activity

Download the activity and design your own crown - what colours and jewels would you use on your crown? ... Read more about Design a Crown Activity

Face Facts: Children's activity

Leonardo da Vinci used and recorded a number of rules to help him when drawing the head and face. Many of these rules involved the observation of certain features of the face and their measurements between each other. ... Read more about Face Facts: Children's activity