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

Armour handling for schools at Windsor Castle

From the Spear to the Sword

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

What is the difference between a crossbow and a long bow? What are falchions and rondels and who used them?!  ... Read more about From the Spear to the Sword

Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Walk, talk and chalk

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History, Art & Design
Windsor Castle

This guided walk of the Castle’s open spaces is an exciting way for children to examine Windsor’s battlements, arrow loops and towers and see for themselves the advantages of building a castle on a hill. ... Read more about Walk, talk and chalk

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.

In the footsteps of medieval kings

This 16 page student workbook, developed to support our KS3 learning sessions, can also be used to enhance self-guided visits.