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Primary schools: Online in-depth sessions

In-depth sessions led by Gallery Educators over Zoom

Key Stages 1 and 2

 

Available sessions

Our online in-depth sessions are delivered online via Zoom

These sessions give the opportunity for further exploration and ideas for follow-up work.

Please see our available sessions below and book by requesting a booking form from schoolbookings@ng-london.org.uk.  

EYFS and KS1: Make a story

Journey across the sea with the Queen of Sheba and help create a whole new set of adventures. Where is she going? What should she take with her? What might happen along the way?

Through careful looking and exploration, this storytelling workshop will allow students to help shape the narrative and create simple props to use in a final retelling of the story.

Materials required: Imagination and simple drawing materials

 

KS2: What's the story?

Explore the sights, sounds, and mysteries of Titian's 'Bacchus and Ariadne' in this interactive workshop.

Become art detectives and study the painting for clues. Work out the story the artist is trying to tell and make up your own mind about its colourful cast of characters.

Students will learn how to tell a story through art by looking, questioning, imagining, and justifying their opinions. They will also get the chance to ask Gallery Educators their own questions and start to think about how noisy paintings can be by creating their own soundscapes!

Materials required: Imagination only!

KS2: Sketching seasons

Take a walk through the landscape around Het Steen, the house of the artist Rubens. Experiment with drawing and collage, but most of all, have fun exercising your creativity.

This session will use practical activities to explore and discuss the painting and could act as a springboard to projects in the classroom.

Materials required: 
A5/A4 paper
Coloured wax crayons or pencils
Collage paper (newspaper, pages from magazine, coloured paper)
Glue

How to book

Book: Please request an online booking form via schoolbookings@ng-london.org.uk.

Days: Weekdays (term time only)
Cost: Free for UK schools
Duration: 60 mins

  • We require a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice of date and a time frame for your session to be provided in the booking form
  • For each group of 10-30 pupils, we require the lead teacher’s name, email address and mobile number
  • We cannot guarantee that your group will see a certain painting or artist, as all paintings and rooms are subject to availability
  • Please book your Gallery session before you book transport.

You can book more than one group in a single booking request. Groups can differ by key stage, theme, date and time of their visit. There is a maximum of 3 groups per date.

All of the above themes can be adapted for SEND groups. Please contact us for more information about how we can meet your group’s needs.

We recommend a maximum group size of 10. 

Please specify in the booking form if your students have special or additional needs.

Please let us know 21 days prior to your session. Cancellations made with less than 21 days’ notice and no-shows will incur a charge.

If you would prefer to design and lead your own Gallery session, please complete our self-guided visit booking form.

These sessions can be adapted for overseas groups. 

Cost for overseas groups: £75–100 per group.

Cancellation policy
: 21 days prior to session. Please note, cancellations made with less than 21 days’ notice are non-refundable.