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SEND programme

Tailored sessions for students with special education needs and disabilities (SEND)

Primary and Secondary schools

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Our 'Explore it!' and 'Sense it!' sessions are especially designed for students with special education needs and disabilities (SEND), and allow for flexibility and co-planning with group leaders. 

Please read about the different sessions below. 

Book: To discuss your requirements and to make a booking, please contact us on 020 7747 5890 or email schoolbookings@ng-london.org.uk

Cost: Free for UK schools

Explore it!

For students with moderate learning difficulties (MLD) and severe learning difficulties (SLD) and their staff

These sessions are multi-sensory, incorporating drama and custom-designed resources and props to enhance the students’ experience.

Following a visit to your school from one of our Gallery Educators, we will provide a tailor-made Gallery session to match your students’ needs.

During their visit to the National Gallery, students will explore a single painting through their senses, and investigate how it was made in a practical workshop.

Disabled parking is available for your visit.  

Capacity: 12 max

Schedule: Times and schedule to be agreed prior to visit. 

Dates:
4 October 2021
15 November 2021
8 February 2022
21 March 2022

Sense it!

For students with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and their staff

Experience the sounds and spaces, smells, colours and light at the National Gallery. During your visit, take time to explore a single painting through the senses, and investigate how it was made in a practical workshop.
 
Following a visit to your school from one of our Gallery Educators, we will provide a tailor-made Gallery session to match your students’ needs.

You will have exclusive use of the Pigott Education Centre and suitably equipped private spaces (including Changing Places and disabled parking).

Capacity: 9 max

Schedule: Times and schedule to be agreed prior to visit. 

Dates:
19 October 2021
8 March 2022
6 June 2022
12 July 2022

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