Secondary School Visits


Life Drawing

Students will have a guided tour of the current exhibition or collections and have the opportunity to sketch followed by working with a life model, in a taught practical...

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Talks and tours

Talks and tours offer an engaging enquiry based discussion where students are encouraged to analyse artworks and form their own views.  We offer Talks and tours for all our...

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Terrific Trees

Explore the large variety of trees in the Compton Verney grounds. Through a range of activities led by our Forest School Leader students will learn how to measure and...

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Super Shelters

Explore shelters and habitats and through a range of activities led by our Forest School Leader, will discover how a shelter is designed for survival. They will learn how...

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Citizenship and diversity

Using paintings from Compton Verney’s British Folk Art and British Portraits collections, students will explore British culture, identity and diversity and turn a Victorian street scene into a contemporary...

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Talking textiles

Students examine how a story can be represented in textiles. During the day they will explore pattern and shape in the collections, developing their stencilling and printmaking techniques and...

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Mysterious landscapes

Students explore Compton Verney’s Collections and Grounds, investigating composition, perspective, mood and atmosphere and compose their own mixed media landscape.

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Pattern, shape, design

Students explore fabulous textile designs in the Enid Marx collection, recording patterns and shapes to inspire their own stencil-printed piece. Then working in teams they create a silk-screen printed...

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