Learning Department 
020 7312 2483 (Text Direct: 18001) 
Fax: 020 7321 6662

National Portrait Gallery 
St Martin's Place 
London WC2H 0HE

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Gallery sessions

The Learning Department offers a sessions for SEN School and Units. Our cross curricular workshops complement many facets of the National Curriculum including, Literacy, Citizenship, History and Art & Design.

The sessions are taught by experienced art educators, these practical art sessions explore Pose, Character, Expression, Colour and Symbols in portraiture using painting and sculpture.

The sessions take place in front of the Gallery's portraits. All sessions last 1 1/2 hours. The maximum group size is 12 pupils (plus teachers).

All SEN sessions are now FULLY BOOKED

SEN Photography

Mary Jane Seacole (née Grant) by Albert Charles Challen 1869 NPG 6856Mary Jane Seacole (née Grant)
by Albert Charles Challen
NPG 6856

Case Study

Since 2003 the National Portrait Gallery has delivered outreach sessions to over 3000 pupils in SEN schools in inner and greater London.

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SEN Boxes

These new resources are for teachers and group leaders working with Special Educational Needs groups. The boxes contain teaching resources to support your self-directed visit to the Tudor Galleries, the Victorian Galleries and the Contemporary Galleries at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Image banner: Photograph Marysa Dowling ©National Portrait Gallery, London