Welcome to the National Portrait Gallery’s 2013/2014 programmes for schools
Bring your class face-to-face with history and contemporary culture at the National Portrait Gallery this year. The Gallery places learning at the heart, using portraiture to increase students’ and teachers’ understanding of the men and women who have and who are contributing to the culture, identity and rich diversity of Britain.
NOW BOOKING Free Secondary Study Days based on the The Great War in Portraits exhibition.
- Secondary History AS/A Level Study Day: History meets Art in Portraits of the Great War Tues 25 March 2014
- Secondary Art Study Day: Art, War and Conflict Study Day Wed 12 March 2014
For more information click here
NEW SESSIONSORDER AND/OR DISORDER: GCSE Art Exam Support Study for GCSE Art Students. For more information click here
STUDY DAYS for Secondary Art and Secondary History.
New this year is a KS2 History session on the Stuarts and the Civil War for Years 5 and 6.
Our changing programme of exhibitions and displays means there is always something new to experience during the school year. Highlights this year include
Bailey’s Stardust: Free Teachers’ CPD and workshops for secondary photography groups for the landmark exhibition of portraits where Over 250 images have been personally selected and printed by celebrated photographer David Bailey.
Please be aware that school/class visits to all temporary exhibitions must be booked in advance, with at least two weeks notice. Discounts are available for pre-booked school groups to charged exhibitions. For further details see Make your Booking
Book onto our Teacher CPD sessions exploring ways to teach the new curriculum using the National Portrait Gallery Collection.
Watch this space for details of further CPD sessions exploring ways to teach the new curriculum using the National Portrait Gallery Collection.
New sessions for Primary History include ‘Stuarts Into Battle’ for KS2.
RESOURCESSecondary art resources to support classroom programmes and Gallery visits include the new Image and Identity resource, Portrait Photography – From Victorians to the Present Day and Portraits – GCE AS Level Art History Resource
WebQuests: Interactive resources for schools from nine national museums. New Henry VIII webquest for KS3
A project encouraging young artists with opportunities to gain insights from past BP Portrait Award artists.