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

Awesome Arms and Armour

Age group: 
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

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?

Learning Resources

King of the Castle: Children's activity

Why did Henry VIII spend so much time at Windsor Castle? What sports and activities did the King like to do when he was here? Find out by playing the

King of the Castle: Henry's Windsor game. ... Read more about King of the Castle: Children's activity

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.