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

Shakespeare creative writing for schools at Windsor Castle

The Many Lives of Shakespeare

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
English Literature, English Language, History
Windsor Castle

In this interactive creative writing session our published author will draw on real works of art and archival documents displayed in the anniversary exhibition Shakespeare in the Royal Library  to stimulate discussion and ideas. ... Read more about The Many Lives of Shakespeare

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

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

King of the Castle: Children's activity

Why did Henry VIII spend so much time at Windsor Castle? What sports and activities did the King like to do when he was here? Find out by playing the

King of the Castle: Henry's Windsor game. ... Read more about King of the Castle: Children's activity