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?

Waterloo Exhibition: KS3 Teachers Resource

Age group: 
Key stage 3
School subjects: 
History, English, Art & Design
Windsor Castle
This resource is designed to give KS3 teachers a potted history of the battle of Waterloo, an introduction to the exhibition and ideas to support self-led visits.

Learning Resources

Windsor Castle's iconic Round Tower

Windsor Castle Trail: Quiz sheets

To support our taught programmes and self-directed visits, we offer a wide range of resource material on different themes and for different ages and levels of ability.

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