Schools: Windsor
Explore the many stories of Windsor Castle's transformation from William the Conqueror’s wooden fortress to our Queen's splendid palace, and discover a wealth of learning opportunities for your pupils.

School Sessions

Armour handling for schools at Windsor Castle

From the Spear to the Sword

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

What is the difference between a crossbow and a long bow? What are falchions and rondels and who used them?!  ... Read more about From the Spear to the Sword

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle: History around us

Age group: 
Key stage 4
School subjects: 
Windsor Castle

This interactive talk explores Windsor Castle’s role over the centuries as fortress, prison, baroque palace, family home, wartime refuge, heritage attraction and residence used by The Queen for official duties. ... Read more about Windsor Castle: History around us

Learning Resources

Teacher Information Packs - Windsor Castle

For further information about your group's visit to Windsor Castle download our comprehensive teachers' pack and Powerpoint presentations. ... Read more about Teacher Information Packs - Windsor Castle

Search with St George: St George's Chapel children's trail

Follow this trail to find fascinating facts about St George's Chapel, built nearly 500 years ago within the walls of Windsor Castle.