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Secondary Talks and Workshops

Gallery Talks

  • Key Stage 3,4 & 5
  • One hour
  • Maximum 25 pupils per session

These interactive and exploratory gallery talks 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.

Draw & Tour Gallery Sessions

  • Key Stage 3,4 & 5
  • Two hours
  • Maximum 25 pupils per session

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, Science & Conservation

  • Key Stage 3, 4 & 5
  • Two hours
  • Maximum 25 pupils per session

This two hour workshop combines art and science to give students an understanding of the fascinating world of paintings conservation. Students will learn how science, including infra-red and x-ray images, can reveal hidden secrets about paintings and give us insight into the materials and methods used by artists in the past.

Art History Taster workshop

  • Key Stage 4 & 5
  • Two Hours
  • Maximum 25 pupils per session

Follow a gallery visit or talk with an Art History taster workshop delivered in the gallery or a workshop space at The Courtauld. 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!

  • Key Stage 3, 4 & 5
  • One Hour or Two Hours

Led by French speaking educators this tour and workshops help 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 begins 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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