Picture in Focus: Cross-curricular ideas

Ideas for cross-curricular teaching and learning. Routes through the painting and lines of enquiry to explore across subjects.

Lapis lazuli stone, pigment and colour
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The history of lapis lazuli – ideas for geology, geography, chemistry, history, citizenship and religious education
Detail from Titian, 'Diana and Actaeon', 1556-59
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Explore the characters, setting and meaning of 'Diana and Actaeon'
Detail from Hans Holbein the Younger, 'The Ambassadors', 1533
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Renaissance artists used maths to judge proportions and create perspective
Ben Haggarty, International Storyteller
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Why ancient Greek and Roman myths are a great resource for storytelling. Includes practical hints on performance
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Slavery, morality, justice and other themes to inspire projects across the curriculum