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

Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
Windsor Castle

In this interactive session we invite pupils to explore religious and political changes at the time of the Tudor and Stuart monarchs. ... Read more about Changing Times: the Tudors and Stuarts

Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

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

In this engaging session we compare and debate the change in power between Henry VIII and our Queen, against the backdrop of Windsor Castle, which for centuries has been an official royal residence and family home. ... Read more about Henry VIII and Elizabeth II: the changing power of monarchs

Learning Resources

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.

Search with St George: St George's Chapel children's trail

Follow this trail to find fascinating facts about St George's Chapel, built nearly 500 years ago within the walls of Windsor Castle.