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The new Schools Programme for 2015/16 is now open for bookings. Download the brochure to find out about new sessions and events.

Practical Workshops

Practical Workshops. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Practical Workshops

Hands-on, cross-curricular sessions led by professional artists and designers.

‘Fantastic day - really engaged a wide variety of pupils of different abilities. Excellent!’
KS2 Teacher

Pop-Up Stories KS1 & 2

Uncover exciting stories hiding in objects and use these as starting points to create a pop-up book.
Art & Design | DT | Literacy

Dates: 30 September, 16 October, 18 November; 8 January, 26 February, 18 March; 11 April, 9 May, 17 June

Download: Session summary guide - Pop Up Stories (PDF file, 173 KB)

Incredible Inventions KS1 & 2

Incredible Inventions workshop. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Incredible Inventions workshop. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

KS 1 & 2 – DT/History

Discover weird and wonderful inventions before creating your own extraordinary designs.
DT | History

Dates: 9 October, 26 November, 14 December; 15 January, 22 February, 11 March; 11 April, 9 May, 17 June

Download: Session summary guide - Incredible Inventions (PDF file, 125 KB)

Perfect Patterns KS2

Investigate objects and patterns from the Islamic Middle East, then create your own digital patterns.

Art & Design | Maths | RE | Computing

Dates: 19 October, 9 & 30 November; 18 & 25 January, 29 February; 22 April, 13 May, 10 June

Download: Session summary guide - Perfect Patterns (PDF file, 197 KB)

Explore Build Play KS2

Imagine turning the Museum into a fantasy playground. Then test out your ideas and build models back in the studio.

DT | Art & Design
DATES: 11 September, 23 November; 29 January, 1 March; 16 May, 24 June

Download: Session summary guide - Explore Build Play (PDF file, 179 KB)

Cost: £100
Timing: 10.30-12.30
Capacity: Maximum of 30 students per session

Book now on +44 (0)20 7942 2211 or email

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The Making of Sculpture (Paperback)

The Making of Sculpture (Paperback)

A historical and technical guide to the materials and techniques of European sculpture, based on the collections at the V&A. Casting, carving and …

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V&A Innovative Leadership 2015-16

The V&A Innovative Leadership Programme is aimed at managers working in the arts & creative industries looking to develop new skills, insight and opportunity. Applications are now open for the next course.

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Event - Pop-up Performance Workshops - Christmas & New Year

Sat 02 January 2016–Mon 04 January 2016

FAMILY EVENT: Discover the enchanting world of The Nutcracker with interactive movement workshops. Suitable for all the family.

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