School sessions

60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3
School subjects: 
English, History, Art & Design, Citizenship
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

This discussion and discovery session introduces pupils to the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago and the role of the Royal Mews within the celebrations. ... Read more about 60 Years: The Coronation at the Royal Mews

Art Alive! Drama workshop

Age group: 
Key stage 2
School subjects: 
Drama, Art & Design, History
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Taking inspiration from the Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent exhibition pupils will participate in a variety ... Read more about Art Alive! Drama workshop

Away with words: A Creative Writing workshop - Travel Writing

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
Literacy, English Language, Art & Design
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This workshop highlights the many possibilities for inspiring Creative Writing about the subject of Travel from works of art, in comparison to more familiar sources such as books and the internet. ... Read more about Away with words: A Creative Writing workshop - Travel Writing

school group participate in a Creative Writing workshop

Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
English Language, Art & Design
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Be inspired by this wonderful opportunity for pupils to work with published authors to explore and experience the atmosphere of these lavishly decorated rooms. ... Read more about Creative Writing in The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

School visit to the Royal Mews

Exploring the Royal Mews

Age group: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key stage 1, Key stage 2
School subjects: 
English, History, Art & Design
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

The Royal Mews is one of the finest working stables in the world and home to many of the men and women who work here as grooms, coachmen and carriage restorers. This session encourages children to investigate the special environment of the Royal Mews: y ... Read more about Exploring the Royal Mews

School group visiting the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace

Fashioning a Reign: a history workshop

Age group: 
Key stage 2
School subjects: 
History, Art & Design
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday with a school visit to The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The Queen's life and the nation's history will be presented through an unprecedented collection of dress, jewellery and accessories designed for ... Read more about Fashioning a Reign: a history workshop

Children participating in a schools' garden art workshop at Buckingham Palace

Landscape drawing in the Buckingham Palace Garden

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
Art & Design, History, Citizenship
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Pupils will work with our freelance artist to put into practice the techniques and skills used by artists to create your own landscape drawings inspired by the Buckingham Palace Gardens. ... Read more about Landscape drawing in the Buckingham Palace Garden

Learning to look at Portraits

Age group: 
Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4
School subjects: 
Art & Design
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

This session enables pupils studying Art & Design to examine some of the techniques and skills used to look at an historical image and analyse the clues and narratives portrayed. ... Read more about Learning to look at Portraits

School children visiting Buckingham Palace

Self-guided visit to Buckingham Palace

Age group: 
Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
English, History, Art & Design, Citizenship
The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is the London home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the headquarters of the British monarchy. A visit to the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace is a unique experience, combining history, an art collection and a working palace. ... Read more about Self-guided visit to Buckingham Palace

The art of sketchbooks

Age group: 
Key stage 4, Key stage 5
School subjects: 
Art & Design
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Students will work with freelance artists to examine the variety of styles and techniques on display in both exhibitions that can be applied to the students' own sketchbooks. ... Read more about The art of sketchbooks

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