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: Court in the Act

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4
School subjects: 
Drama, English Literature, English Language, Dance, Music
Windsor Castle

Delivered by an immersive theatre production company, this drama workshop uses one of Shakespeare's most famous and fun plays - A Midsummer Night's Dream - as a source of inspiration. ... Read more about Shakespeare: Court in the Act

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle: History around us

Age group: 
Key stage 4
School subjects: 
History
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

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

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