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

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?

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

Learning Resources

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