Suitable for Year 10 English, Art & Design and Design & Technology students
An unique experience for KS4 students to learn about modern and contemporary art and develop skills in critical thinking, visual analysis and public speaking.
Professor Abigail Harrison Moore, Head of School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, will lead the day supported by gallery staff and art ambassadors from University of Leeds.
Students will receive a tour of the gallery, research the artwork on display, write a short group presentation about a selected artwork and present their work to a panel to include research and personal responses.
Materials and refreshments provided.
9.45am: Arrive at the gallery
10am – 12.30pm: Tour of the gallery and group research
12.30 – 1pm: Lunch
1 – 3pm: Rehearsals and live presentations
Please send your name, role, school name, year group and number of students (max 15 students p/school) to:
Telephone: 01924 247374
Free of charge (Cancellation fees apply).
Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.
When asked ‘What impact has this event had on your teaching?’ 2017 teachers responded as follows;
‘Support on how to use Art to teach English’ Teacher from Airedale Academy, Castleford
‘The focus on critical analysis will help hugely with the changes to the new ART GCSE.’ Teacher from Wakefield Girls High School
* Cancellation Terms
In the event of cancellation, a notification of cancellation should be sent to the Learning Team in writing, either by post or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you notify us of the cancellation of your booking less than 14 days before the event (or any part thereof), including failure to turn up on the day, you will incur a charge of £10 per student cancelled.
We reserve the right to cancel any booking in the event of the gallery being unexpectedly closed, e.g. due to extreme weather conditions