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Secondary Talks and Workshops

Gallery Tours

  • Key Stage 3,4 and 5
  • One hour

These interactive and exploratory gallery tours can be tailored to fit your students’ needs and what they are learning at school. Students are introduced to key works from the Gallery collection and are encouraged to take part in discussion and debate.

Themes include: Approaches to Colour, Biblical & Mythological Narratives, Fashion and Costume in painting, Impressionism & Post-Impressionism, Nature & Landscape, Portraiture & Identity, The Courtauld Collection Highlights, and The Human Form.

Sessions can be tailored to fit with your current study theme or curriculum or simply highlight parts of our collection. Please contact us to discuss further details.

Draw & Tour Gallery Workshops

  • Key Stage 3,4 and 5
  • Two hours

Led by an experienced artist-educator, pupils are introduced to a variety of drawing techniques to develop sketch book skills. Pupils will investigate different ways of recording, questioning and responding to a chosen theme.

Themes include: Approaches to Colour, Biblical & Mythological Narratives, Fashion and Costume in painting, Impressionism & Post-Impressionism, Nature & Landscape, Portraiture & Identity, The Courtauld Collection Highlights, and The Human Form.

Pencils and paper are provided, but we encourage pupils bring their own sketchbooks.

Art History Taster workshop

  • Key Stage 4 and 5
  • Two Hours

Following a Gallery visit, Art History taster workshops are delivered in the Gallery or a workshop space at The Courtauld Institute of Art. Students are encouraged to develop visual literacy, research, discussion and presentation skills through a range of engaging activities led by a trained Art History Educator.

Regarde! French Language Tour

  • Key Stage 3, 4 and 5
  • One Hour Tour or Two Hour Workshop

Led by French speaking educators, this tour or workshop helps to develop students’ French speaking, listening and writing skills through The Courtauld Gallery’s extraordinary collection of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. Sessions can be tailored to your groups level and requirements.

Art History in the Classroom

  • Art and Design A-level, BTEC and EPQ

Art History in the Classroom introduces students to the subject of Art History and helps develop visual literacy, research and presentation skills. Sessions extend and enrich Art and Design curricula, and are particularly beneficial in developing skills, knowledge and confidence for the critical and contextual component of the Art and Design A-level, BTEC and EPQ.

Sessions begin in the Gallery and subsequent outreach sessions are delivered in school, either in lesson time or as after school enrichment.

Available for A-level and BTEC Schools and Colleges with a high level of pupil premium and low level of participation in Higher Education.

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