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

Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

Age group: 
Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History, English
Windsor Castle

In this engaging session we compare and debate the change in power between Henry VIII and our Queen, against the backdrop of Windsor Castle, which for centuries has been an official royal residence and family home. ... Read more about Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

School children taking part is roleplay at Windsor Castle

Who is The Queen?

Age group: 
Key stage 1
School subjects: 
Windsor Castle

Join us for this engaging session exploring The Queen's life and work in the year she celebrates her 90th birthday. ... Read more about Who is The Queen?

Learning Resources

Windsor Castle: A Royal Home Trail

Where is the cheeky monkey hiding?  Can you stand like Henry VIII in his armour?

With one of The Queen's corgis to help you, follow the trail to find these splendid things and more around this famous royal home. ... Read more about Windsor Castle: A Royal Home Trail

France and Marianne, two dolls in Queen Mary's Dolls' House

France & Marianne

France and Marianne live at Windsor Castle. They were a gift to Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose from the children of France in 1938. They have 360 items of clothing and a toy car each. ... Read more about France & Marianne