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

Students participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

After 1066, what happened next?

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History
Windsor Castle

With the defeat of the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings, this session allows students to investigate how prominent events of the time are reflected in the development of Windsor Castle from an earth and timber fortress, to its role as magnificent ... Read more about After 1066, what happened next?

2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4
School subjects: 
English Literature, English Language, Drama, History, Literacy
Windsor Castle

Why not join in with this year's 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's legacy by visiting us at Windsor Castle, the very site where Shakespeare himself read and performed to the Royal Court?  ... Read more about 2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

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

Queen Victoria at her coronation, wearing robes of state

Teaching the Victorians

Bring the Royal Collection into the classroom with this themed selection of resources for Primary Teachers focusing on Teaching the Victorians. ... Read more about Teaching the Victorians