We offer a vibrant and diverse programme of events for teachers. Our practical workshops and evening events will inspire, inform and arm you with free resources to enable guided and self-guided tours of our permanent collections, exciting exhibitions and displays. We also offer bespoke training sessions designed to support your teaching as well as training for newly qualified teachers on how to use our collections as a learning resource.
Download the Schools and Colleges 2019 – 20 brochure to discover and book our latest gallery sessions, workshops, events and more:
To book places on V&A Sanctuary and Teachers Twilight events please contact:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 2000, 09.30-17.30, 7 days a week
Or scroll down to find online booking links.
For advice about any of the events listed below or to enquire about INSET on request or ITT sessions please contact:
Learning Co-ordinator – Schools and Colleges
Use our resources for Primary and Secondary schools to support self-guided visits and inspire activities back at school. Includes a new 20th century design resource to support secondary art & design and DT.
InSET on request
Thanks for the great day! Really relevant and stimulating with much to think about on the way home and in school.
Whole day: £750 for 10 to 15 people, £75 for each additional person.
Half-day or Teacher Twilight: £375 for 10 to 15 people, £37.50 for each additional person.
Includes tea & coffee, additional charge for lunch.
Let us organise a bespoke training session tailored to supporting your teaching or choose from one of our popular themes listed below:
• Exam topic support
• Put STEAM into the curriculum
• Use museum objects to develop creativity across the curriculum
• Use archives to inspire devised performance
• Develop literacy and numeracy through art, design and performance
• Choose one of our Primary or Secondary workshops (additional charge for artist)
Spend a Friday evening with us visiting an exhibition, display or exploring a particular area of the collection before getting hands-on in one of our themed practical workshops for primary and secondary teachers led by artists, designers and performers.
To book – Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 2000, 09.30 – 17.30, 7 days a week.
Always enjoy the Sanctuaries! So great to be around someone with so much passion and enthusiasm!
Find out about the latest exhibitions from our museum experts. Enjoy a drink with colleagues and pick up free teachers’ resources.
Cars: Accelerating The Modern World
Thank you for a superb evening. It was fascinating and a real privilege to look behind the scenes.
V&A Innovate is a teachers' resource hub and annual National Schools Challenge, asking students in years 7, 8 and 9 to work in teams to design a solution to a real-world problem.
Combining the shared knowledge of today's leading designers with our world-leading collections, this Key Stage 3 initiative will energise the next generation of creative, thoughtful and change-making young innovators.