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

Whose royal home is this?

Age group: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key stage 1
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

This fascinating session focuses on the use of Windsor Castle as a favourite home and working palace of Britain's two longest-reigning monarchs: Queen Victoria and her great, great granddaughter Queen Elizabeth II, who in September 2015 surpassed Queen ... Read more about Whose royal home is this?

Role play during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

What were castles for?

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

Why were many castles built during the medieval period, what were they used for and who lived in them? ... Read more about What were castles for?

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