Schools and Colleges

We now offer pre-recorded, live online and on-site visits. We hope to resume an onsite offer of tours and workshops, devised in accordance with safe working guidelines, in September 2021. Though unable to confirm any guided visits at present, you are welcome to register your interest, and we hope to follow up as soon as possible.

For all bookings, enquiries, or to arrange a telephone conversation to help plan your visit, please contact schools@wattsgallery.org.uk


Watts at School: Explorer video tour and activity pack

£90 per class (£50 without large print collection artworks) Suitable for key stage 2 Book now to receive our Watts at School: Explorer tour and activity pack. Choose from different themes to explore the art, stories and ideas, architecture and landscape at Watts Gallery – Artists' Village with your class.

The Watts in School pack includes:

  • A 30-minute Watts Gallery tour video, including questions, prompts and discussion points for your class to explore in the classroom together
  • Large (A1 and A2) reproduction prints of artworks for your class to adopt, work with and display around the school
  • Artist-designed practical activity ideas for follow-up work in the classroom
  • Watts Online: themed tours and artist-led workshops

    £50 per session, 90 minutes Tailored for all ages and key stages

    Imagine stepping into the galleries in these live interactive creative learning sessions focussed on a selection of artworks.

    Work with an artist to gain creative skills, improve visual literacy and build confidence.

    Devised specially for your students, sessions can include drawing, painting, printmaking or pottery. Basic materials will be advised on and agreed in advance. Primary themes include: Colour, The Cosmos, Portraits and People, Myths and Legends Secondary themes include: Portraits and People, Art and Social Change, Materials and Process

    Arts Award and Artsmark

    We are an Arts Award centre and Artsmark partner. Contact us to find out more about how we can support your students to achieve Arts Award qualifications and your school on your Artsmark journey.

    Teachers Network & CPD

    Sign up to regular teacher mailings to be the first to receive invitations to events and hear about artist projects and opportunities

    We plan bespoke training days for your department or whole school, which can be conducted online, in school or at Watts Gallery – Artists' Village. Contact us to discuss your requirements and to develop ideas with our team.

    Watts at Home

    Find out more about our Watts at Home programme  and check back to this page where we will upload new resources and activities for your students to try at home or at school.

    Further information and how to book For more information and to book, please contact the Learning Team  schools@wattsgallery.org.uk

    When enquiring about a visit please include:

    • A range of possible dates for your visit
    • School address, telephone number and contact email address
    • Group size and age of students
    • Any ideas of workshop theme or focus to discuss

'The children were all really engaged. There was a good balance of speakers and lots of opportunity for questions. All staff were super friendly and very knowledgeable.'

-Surrey Primary School teacher, Watts Online Materials and Making workshop

Schools Programme 2019-20 Download
Teachers' Resource Pack: The De Morgan Collection Download

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