Churches Conservation Trust

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The Churches Conservation Trust is the leading body conserving England's most beautiful and historic churches which are no longer needed for regular worship. It promotes public enjoyment of these churches, and encourages their use as an educational and community resource.

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Campaign or initiative, Association or society

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Sacred Art: stone and glass - the work of Bodley and Kempe

A learning resource which uses Victorian churches and Gothic Revival art as a starting point to inspire curriculum-based work in art and design. Includes a wealth of stimulating imagery, is compatible with an interactive whiteboard and offers QCA-style schemes of work and suggested activities. Sacred Art will help teachers make the most of a class visit to a local Victorian building, including the many fine churches in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

How to obtain

This CD-ROM is available for £5, and can be ordered from the CCT website.

Exploring Churches

A resource for teachers and parents of children of all ages and abilities. It will help them to make the most of a visit to a church and churchyard and is full of interesting ideas for activities in the classroom, the home and on visits. The book covers most aspects of the curriculum with sections on Citizenship and other places of worship. There are photocopiable drawings and resource sheets, including a Picture Library, Timeline and on-site activity sheet.


  • Virginia Johnston, Mike Corbishley, Liz Hollinshead

How to obtain

The book costs £5 per copy, with an additional charge of £1 per copy to cover postage and packing. For more information, please see our website.
Please post orders to:
ANG 11522

Churches Conservation Trust
Society Building
8 All Saints Street
City of London
N1 9RL




0800 206 1463


020 7213 0678

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