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 storytelling John White in Waterloo Chamber

Shakespeare: Play on Words

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
English Literature, English Language, History
Windsor Castle

This engaging storytelling and role play session brings Shakespeare's works alive for pupils in Years 1, 2 and 3.  We meet an aspiring actor from 400 years ago dressed in period costume, who makes the concept of comedy and tragedy accessible for this ag ... Read more about Shakespeare: Play on Words

Pupils in Queens Drawing Room

Challenging Perceptions: George III at Windsor Castle

Age group: 
Key stage 5
School subjects: 
Windsor Castle

Madness and the loss of America - is that all there was to George III?  This fascinating A Level session immerses students into the life of our third longest reigning monarch.  The session leads the students through the Precincts and State Apartments he ... Read more about Challenging Perceptions: George III at Windsor Castle

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

William Scrots, Edward VI, c.1546

Royal Portraits: Building the brand

This e-learning resource, designed for use by students and tutors of GCSE, AS and A level Art and Design, helps you explore five key Tudor and Stuart royal portraits in the Royal Collection.