Visits & Outreach

School Visits and Outreach: Learning from Sacred Spaces

Discover sacred spaces in gardens, museums, art galleries, ancient sites and open spaces, and how they benefit learners' moral, social and cultural understanding and attitudes towards people and communities.

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The Culture24/7 Summertime Special: Art Galleries to take your kids to this summer

Want to get your kids enthused by art this summer? Here’s a selection of seven art galleries where kids are welcomed with open arms and there’s plenty to keep them occupied and engaged.

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Royal Society and V&A tell us what happens to your brain when you enter a museum?

What happens to your brain when you enter a museum? This Royal Society film explores the answers on a visit to the V&A.

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History re-enacted: A teacher's guide to costumed interpreters around the UK

A guide to some key venues to visit with your class to meet and interact with characters from history.

School trips round-up: the Geffrye Museum, plus other top period houses and gardens

Teaching the Tudors, the Victorians or any other key historical era? Take your class to a period house and garden and your pupils will enjoy a fuller picture of what life was like then.

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Using art to teach Remembrance and conflict: The Crusader by Gerry Judah

The Imperial War Museum, North's latest sculpture, The Crusader, is a thought-provoking teaching resource.

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British Library opens new state of the art Learning Centre

An enhanced digital access to literary treasures awaits your pupils at the British Library.

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Learning Outside the Classroom's Quality Badge

You will now find it easier to take your class out on a trip with Learning Outside the Classroom's Quality Badge.

Gardens: how can a tree be cross-curricular?

Many heritage gardens around the UK offer an abundance of fresh air and fun, subject-based activities that can be continued back in the classroom.

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Natural History Museum brings extinct creatures to life with new CGI interactives

Visitors to the Attenborough Studio within the Darwin Centre can unleash dinosaurs and hominids in a new interactive.

Showing the Papyrus of Ani illuminating the 13th century BC King’s judgement before the Gods

Schools: Journey Through the Afterlife - Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

The latest must-see exhibition from the British Museum.

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BFI Southbank: young filmmakers event

We The Peoples Film Festival runs this Saturday 27/11/2010 at the BFI, London and is free to attend

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Out of Art into Literacy: Pupils' artwork at the National Gallery

Two new National Gallery projects have improved pupil attainment levels

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Museum education is top of the class for volunteer at the Hunterian Museum in London

A trainee at the Hunterian Museum's learning events has just won a Marsh Volunteers for Museum Learning Award.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Crew touch down at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

The astronauts' visit to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a reminder of the venue's own history of journey and discovery.

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