School children at Windsor Castle

Schools Learning

Find out how Palaces and great works of art can inspire learning with our curriculum linked programmes and resources for primary and secondary schools.

Visiting the Royal Collection sites

Children participating in a schools' garden art workshop at Buckingham Palace
London
Children participating in a schools' session at Windsor Castle
Windsor
Edinburgh

School sessions

Telling Stories Without Words

Age group: 
Second Level, Third and Fourth Levels
School subjects: 
Expressive Arts; Social Studies
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Pupils will explore how the objects represented in the paintings of Masters of the Everyday can be used to help tell a story.  After an introduction in the Gallery, the class will put the ideas they have discussed into practice in the Palace, w ... Read more about Telling Stories Without Words

Secondary pupils in the quadrangle of Palace of Holyroodhouse

Renaissance and Reformation

Age group: 
Third and Fourth Levels, Senior Phase
School subjects: 
Social Studies, History
Palace of Holyroodhouse

As a residence of James IV, V and VI and Mary, Queen of Scots, the Palace of Holyroodhouse was witness to many important events during the Renaissance and Reformation in Scotland. ... Read more about Renaissance and Reformation