WORKSHOPS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Our workshops are a great way to link your visit to the museum with subjects across the curriculum.
UK school groups booking 25 or more students can request 1 free 45 minute session for any term date unless otherwise stated.
If you have any questions call us on 0208 463 3415.
PSHEE, Citizenship, ICT, Literacy, Music, Music Technology, Media Studies
|Using this Spring’s BRIT Awards as inspiration discover the important people behind the artist aiding them to top the charts and win awards. From vocal coaches to caterers to choreographers learn how all these different people work together to create the biggest popstars, and what goes on behind the scenes of The O2 in the moments before the show.|
Key stage 3, 4
History, Geography, Citizenship, Music, PSHEE
|London is the Place for Me is a great workshop to get your students thinking about different influences on London’s culture and British popular music. Developing the students’ enquiry skills this workshop explores how the bands and artists considered to be inherently British are often inspired by music from other countries. Did you know one of Britain’s most famous and successful bands was influenced heavily by music of Indian origin? Your students will be inspired by this workshop to investigate Britain’s rich musical history with a new perspective.|
Key stage 4, 5
History, Music, Art and Design, Creative & Media studies, Fashion, Citizenship, PSHEE
|This history based workshop explores the significant youth movements that have emerged in the UK as a result of social change. Through an interactive pop quiz highlighting the music and fashions that have emerged from these movements, students will explore the social and political reasons for the rise of famous styles from Mods and Rockers to Teddy Boys and Punks in the UK.|
Key stage 3, 4, 5 +
ICT, Music, Art and Design, PSHEE, Creative & Media studies
|From portable record players to the iPod this workshop gives students an opportunity to explore the objects that we have historically used to listen to music and how they have affected cultural and social changes in the UK. With a technology inspired soundtrack students learn how technology has adapted to our changing needs and the way that ICT influences our lives and the way we live.|
Key stage 4, 5
PSHEE, Citizenship, ICT, Literacy, Music.
|Using insider knowledge from vocal coaches, choreographers, stylists and even the fans, discover how many people are actually involved in the making of a popstar. This interactive workshop uses the creativity of a music video to explore how all these different people work together to make money in the music industry.|
Mon to Sun from 11am to 7.30pm
(Last entry is at 6.30pm)
Saturday 1 June last entry at 2pm, galleries clear by 3pm
Thursday 6 June last entry at 4pm, galleries clear by 5pm
Tuesday 11 June last entry at 5pm, galleries clear by 6pm
Wednesday 19 June closed all day
Apologies for any inconvenience. We're open everyday except 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan.
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