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

St George's Chapel tour: Gothic Splendour

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Art & Design, Religious Education
Windsor Castle

This guided tour of St George’s Chapel led by knowledgable Chapel Stewards focuses on the establishment of the Order of the Garter in 1348 and its founder Edward III.  Students investigate events leading up to the building of St George’s Chapel, which b ... Read more about St George's Chapel tour: Gothic Splendour

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

Learning Resources

Bring on the battle: Children's activity

Imagine you are a soldier hundreds of years ago trying to take Windsor Castle from the king: is it easy to break in or are the defences strong enough to keep you out?  Find out by playing the Bring on the Battle! game.   ... Read more about Bring on the battle: Children's activity

In the footsteps of medieval kings

This 16 page student workbook, developed to support our KS3 learning sessions, can also be used to enhance self-guided visits.