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Key Stage 3 and ‘A’ Level

For more information or to book please contact: [email protected] or 01743 258881

Portrait Tour & Art Workshop

KS1/KS2/KS3
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

During this interactive tour pupils are encouraged to look closely at the works on display to reveal clues about the sitter and the artist. In the museum education room pupils use the museum’s portrait collection for inspiration as they create a finished piece of art work using your choice of:
→ Clay sculpture
→ Printing
→ Collage

Workshop overview

Landscape Tour & Art Workshop

KS1/KS2/KS3
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Pupils tour the museum galleries to look closely at the collection of landscape paintings on display. Pupils will discover how the artist has used their choice of media to evoke a sense of place and will learn a landscape vocabulary to describe the paintings. Pupils then create their own landscape using either:
→ Watercolour paints
→ Collagraph printing
→ Collage

Workshop overview

Medieval & Tudor Shrewsbury

KS2/KS3
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Shrewsbury is one of the best preserved Tudor towns in Britain, but what was it like to live here? Through investigating portraits, handling artefacts and trying on Tudor clothing, the children find out about the lives of the rich and the poor in Medieval and Tudor times. This session can be combined with a town tour.

Workshop overview

Medieval & Tudor Shropshire

KS2/KS3
Shropshire Archives, Shrewsbury

The session involves using original 16th century archives. The main emphasis will be on maps of Shropshire, and on Royal documents, concentrating on their Great Seals, calligraphy and illumination. We also look at documents about the plague, inventories, and Tudor buildings.

The First World War in Shropshire

KS2/KS3
Shropshire Archives, Shrewsbury

Explore the First World War experiences of soldiers and those coping at home using a varied range of firsthand accounts from diaries and correspondence, photographs, newspaper sources and military records.

Local study

KS2/KS3
Shropshire Archives, Shrewsbury

A look at your local area and how it has changed, using maps, census returns, photographs, original parish registers, newspapers/trade directories and poor relief documents (if available).

English Language & Literature

‘A’ Levels
Shropshire Archives, Shrewsbury

Shropshire Archives has a fantastic range of material to demonstrate the use of the English language across the centuries, from the twelfth century to the present day.

For more information or to book please contact: [email protected] or 01743 258881