Secondary School and Post-16 Art Resources

Resource packs for KS3+4

The resource packs cover a variety of themes, offer contextual information to help students annotate their sketchbooks, a map of key objects, and a sketchbook page showing what can be achieved from a Museum visit. Click on a section to download a PDF version.

planning an art activity

Planning an Art Activity (pdf)
Advice on what to do before, during, and after a visit. An hour's activity aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 covering the main elements of the curriculum: exploring and selecting, drawing and recording, collecting information, and recording ideas and experiences.

Museum Sketch-sheet (pdf)
A general purpose A3 drawing sheet that folds into a mini-sketchbook, aimed at KS3 students.

museum sketch sheet

body arts resource

Body Arts (pdf)
A Museum map showing key objects, contextual information, and an example sketchbook page on body art and decoration.

Masks (pdf)
A Museum map showing key objects, contextual information, and an example sketchbook page on the Museum's collection of masks.

masks

haida art resource

The Haida of the Northwest Coast of Canada (pdf)
A Museum map showing key objects, 
contextual information, an example 
sketchbook page, and links to websites 
featuring contemporary Haida artists.

Weapons (pdf)
A Museum map showing key objects, contextual information, and an example sketchbook page based around the Museum's collections of arms and armour.
weapons art resource

containers art resource

Containers (pdf)
A Museum map showing key objects, contextual information, and an example sketchbook page on pots and containers.

Recycling (pdf)
A Museum map showing key objects, contextual information, example design pages, contemporary artists and links to websites for recycling inspiration.
recycling