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

Children participating in a schools' session at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

St George's Chapel tour: Henry VIII's final resting place

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

Where did Catherine of Aragon say her prayers? Where is Henry VIII buried and with whom? Where can you see a portcullis beside red and white roses? ... Read more about St George's Chapel tour: Henry VIII's final resting place

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?

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

Windsor Castle: Learning about Castles Trail and Information Sheet

How can you tell if The Queen is at Windsor Castle when you visit?  Why is the Castle built on a hill?  Whose banners hang in St George's Chapel?  Find the answers to these and many other questions by following the Learning about Castles ... Read more about Windsor Castle: Learning about Castles Trail and Information Sheet