Key Stage 1 programme - Get creative workshop and themed day
In this session, primary school students take part in activities designed around a creative theme. The get creative workshop is part of a half day or full day visit that is tailored to suit the needs of your group and planned in detail prior to the visit.
Primary school students get creative at Wakehurst.
Students participate in the creative activities including ephemeral art, environmental games or creating poems.
- Length: Typical workshop - 45 minutes | Themed day - includes 3 sessions designed around a creative theme.
- Group size: 30 students (maximum).
- Minimum supervision required: 1 adult to 5 students.
- Programme cost: Part of a full day programme - fee starts at £180 | Part of a half day programme - fee starts at £130 | See our detailed pricing plan for more information.
School visits at Wakehurst support and enhance the curriculum offered in schools. We aim to give students opportunities that are difficult or impossible to create in the school environment.
As teachers ourselves, we design our sessions to match the learning outcomes in the National Curriculum. At the moment, the new government has withdrawn the changes planned for 2010/11 and will be producing new curriculum guidelines. Once they have done that, we will re-visit the learning outcomes for our sessions.
The learning outcomes shown apply to the curriculum as it is at this time. Please note that all our sessions have a cross-curricular approach and are tailored to suit the educational needs of your group. This session offers students the opportunity to learn to:
- be creative using natural materials as an inspiration
- other outcomes will vary according to the activity and theme chosen.
Links with QCA/DfE schemes of work
National Curriculum Art
- Investigating and making.
- Unit 2B: Mother Nature designer.
A typical day at Wakehurst is made up of three activities of approximately 45 minutes each, two in the morning and one after lunch. The 'get creative' activity day is also available as a full day of creative activities for Key Stage 1 students.
Make a school booking to visit Wakehurst by filling in our online form.
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