Turner’s House in Twickenham opens ways for pupils and teachers to engage in a cross-curricular learning programme, which draws inspiration from J.M. Turner’s home, art and historical context.
Assemblies on Local History
Turner’s House education staff offer FREE 10-15min assemblies on protecting local heritage. In this short presentation aimed at primary school pupils, they will learn more about the story behind the building of the house, the people who lived in it, how Professor Livermore saved Sandycombe Lodge and its recent restoration project. Pupils will also learn how they can know and protecting local heritage.
Available Tuesdays-Thursdays. For enquiries please contact email@example.com
Reception & KS1 Museum Takeover Day November Workshop
In November, to celebrate Museum Takeover Day, we will run a unique workshop available for Reception, KS1 and KS2 classes. Practical experience of working in Turner’s House, pupils will learn about local history while helping in cleaning, packing and cataloguing historical objects. They will also learn about the importance of caring about a collection going on a treasure hunt to find bugs who might damage it.
Available 10am-12noon on Tuesdays in November.
£80 per class, for enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Turner in Twickenham Exhibition Project
During the summer and spring term we run a project with years 5 and 6 classes across an entire term, with a visit to Turner’s House and workshops at your school, pupils will explore history and art while building up material for an exhibition at your school. As part of the project, students will learn valuable skills through the development of their exhibition: they will write their own exhibition labels and learn to give tours, improving transferable written and verbal communication skills.
With dates and times to be decided with school, the workshop consists of 1 visit to Turner’s House and 2 workshops at your school.
£3.50 per pupil for the whole term, for enquiries please contact email@example.com
Please be aware that we cannot accommodate self-led school visits.