Primary School Visits

 

Key Stage 1

Faces and feelings

Be introduced to the people in our portraits and find out how they are feeling.  Learn about emotions and facial expressions by sculpting your own self portrait from air-drying...

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

Face to face

Come face to face with Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Edward VI and uncover the secret symbols of Tudor costume and portraiture.  Explore portraits of Tudor monarchs and handle...

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Key Stage 2

Clay containers

Travel from Neapolitan Italy to 20th century Britain exploring containers. Investigate, form, function, materials and processes and be inspired to make your own clay pot.

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Key Stage 2

Pattern, shape, design

Take on the role of a designer in our Pattern, Shape, Design workshop. Discover works made by designers Enid Marx, Mark Hearld and naïve artists in our quirky Folk...

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Key Stage 2

Rituals and Bronzes: The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

Visit our fascinating Chinese collection and explore original ancient Chinese bronzes from the Shang Dynasty.  Learn about life and religion during the Shang Dynasty by investigating what the bronzes...

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Key Stage 2

Mysterious landscapes

See erupting volcanos, dangerous shipwrecks, the hustle and bustle of city life and Compton Verney’s curated parkland in this landscape exploration. Investigate the perspective, mood and drama these works...

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Key Stage 2

Stone Age Settlers

Explore life in the Stone Age with hands on activities at our Forest School site. Try building with wattle and daub, prepare the campfire and try traditional Stone Age...

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Key Stage 2

Bronze Age Builders

Explore life in a Bronze Age settlement with hands on activities at our Forest School site.  Try building with wattle and daub, construct a traditional round house, prepare the...

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Key Stage 2

Iron Age Inhabitants

Explore life in an Iron Age settlement with hands on activities at our Forest School site.  Construct a traditional round house, prepare the campfire and try traditional Iron Age...

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Key Stage 2

Saxon Settlers

Explore life in an Anglo-Saxon settlement with hands on activities at our Forest School site. Weave nets for the sailors, play Saxon games, weaving fishing nets and make traditional...

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Key Stage 2

Viking Villagers

Explore life as a Viking villager with hands on activities at our Forest School site. Students will prepare the camp fire and Viking food, try building with wattle and...

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

Super Shelters

Our ‘Super Shelters’ programme explores shelters and habitats through a range of hands on activities. Students will learn how and why different animals build their homes, and will design...

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