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 learning session at St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle

St George’s Chapel in the Tudor and Stuart period

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Religious Education
Windsor Castle

In this guided tour of St George’s Chapel led by Chapel Stewards, we focus on Henry VIII and Charles I, who are buried in the Chapel and whose reigns changed the religious and political landscape of their time.  Also exploring the history of the Chapel ... Read more about St George’s Chapel in the Tudor and Stuart period

Awesome Arms and Armour

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, Science (Materials)
Windsor Castle

Our mail armour craftsman will use hands-on activities to discuss the manufacture and changing design of armour and weapons through the Middle Ages. ... Read more about Awesome Arms and Armour

Learning Resources

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

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