Facilitating enquiry-based learning with a painting as a central stimulus.
A core element of the Take One Picture scheme is to provide primary teachers with opportunities to share ideas, learning, and practice. This course is planned specifically with this in mind, offering an opportunity for primary teachers working across the UK to network with peers and to develop ownership of the Take One Picture project.
The sessions will be held on the following dates:
Monday 14 September 2015 Monday 12 October 2015 Monday 7 December 2015 Friday 15 January 2016 Friday 12 February 2016 Monday 14 March 2016 Friday 29 April 2016 Monday 16 May 2016 Friday 10 June 2016
How to book
To book, please complete the booking form above. Instructions for sending are included on the form.
The course fee includes tea and coffee on arrival, a print of the painting, a soundscape, and a discount voucher for Gallery shops.
Please note lunch is not provided but there are rooms available for your use.
About the course
The focus painting for 2015–16 is A Roman Triumph (about 1630) by Peter Paul Rubens.
Through a combination of practical seminars, discussions and a Gallery workshop, the day offers the opportunity to:
Experience the National Gallery’s collection first hand with a particular emphasis on the focus painting
Develop strategies for cultivating pupils’ skills and confidence in looking at and responding to paintings
Explore the pedagogy and practice of using a painting as a rich context for learning across the curriculum
Consider ways of working with the local community and planning for learning outside the classroom
Network with other teachers from across the United Kingdom
To access further information, download free resources or to view previous exhibitions and accompanying films, visit www.takeonepicture.org.uk
Image above: Detail from Peter Paul Rubens, A Roman Triumph, about 1630