Using the Kettle's Yard House and art as stimulus, students will learn and apply critical and creative thinking skills to make connections, make observations and explore ideas before making their own artworks to take with them.

Sessions tailored and recommended for EYFS, KS1, KS2 & KS3 

1.5 - 2 hour session, £75 per class
* £125 per class for fee-paying schools. 


All bookings are subject to change in accordance with government guidance.

There is no charge for our standard school sessions, but donations are welcomed to support the Museum learning programme (recommended donation of £3 per child).

If you are a UK based school or college (teaching under 18 year olds) wishing to visit the Museum with your class, please use the booking form to make a request.

All other groups should use our group booking form (including international schools) or language school booking form.

Artist Kaitlin Ferguson shows you how to make your own ichthyosaur using one of Mary Anning's fossils in the Sedgwick Museum’s collection as inspiration.

There are two different makes that you can try depending on how much time you have.

Make one: Ichthyosaur template

Make two: salt, flour and water to make salt dough (or plasticine or playdough)

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson as she looks at a Bronze age beaker from the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Learn how to use model magic and foam shapes to create your own designs.

Find out more about how Bronze Age items were made in this short film

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson as she looks at a globe with animals on it, from the Whipple Museum. Learn how to make your own globe at home and imagine what animal you would be.

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson in a series of creative activities based on the statue of Nike, goddess of victory. See if you can spot the pieces that are missing from the statue and have a go at making your own set of wings.

Statue template

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson in a series of activities based on polar exploration. Create your own boat picture and design an imaginary sea creature.

Boat template

Imaginary sea creature net template

Kaitlin Ferguson leads a series of activities based on telescopes and exploration. Make your own viewfinder and design your own planet.

Viewfinder template

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