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

Trying on replica armour during a schools' session at Windsor Castle

Was armour heavy? Let's find out....

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

Was armour heavy and hard to move around in?  What did it take to be a medieval knight?  What's the word for an armour shoe? ... Read more about Was armour heavy? Let's find out....

2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
English, English Language, Drama, History, Literacy
Windsor Castle

Why not join in with next year's national celebration of William Shakespeare's legacy by visiting us at Windsor Castle, the very site where Shakespeare himself read and performed to the Royal Court?  ... Read more about 2016 - Shakespeare 400th Anniversary

Learning Resources

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

Windsor Castle trail: Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle

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.