In addition to our core programme we offer Schools Specials each term for Primary pupils.
This terms special is Tudor Splendour
Popular workshops include:
Going Greek KS2 History
Black History Month (October) KS1&2
Vive la France! KS1 Early French
Gorgeous Georgians KS 1& 2 Geography (Local history)
Sensing sculpture KS 2 Art and Design
Tudor Splendour KS 2 History
Materials are Magic KS 1&2 Science, Art and Design
Myths and Legends KS 1&2
Canal Art KS 1&2
Egyptians KS 1&2
Tailor made workshops
We are happy to provide a bespoke session for your group or fit in with your approach, if you are working on a particular topic.
Choose activities from the following ‘menus’ to create a unique workshop which will be adapted to the learning needs of your class:
Menu One – Working with the collection
Gallery Talk / Group discussion / Focused theme talk (ed portraiture) / Object handling / Object handling with worksheet / Work in small groups with objects or paintings / Work individually with objects or paintings / Present and discuss findings / View exhibition / Exhibition talk / Art room talk with PowerPoint presentation / General museum talk with PowerPoint presentation / View archive material.
Menu Two – Creative activities
Observational drawing in the gallery / Sketchbook methods / Block printing / Fabric dying / Landscape painting or pastels / Portrait painting or pastels / Creative writing / Ceramics / Plaster and Clay / Mixed media sculpture / Ceramic decoration / Collage / Decorating boxes / Decorating Frames / Printing textiles / Hand printing / Silk screen printing / Casting