English: Writing, composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work.
History: significant person in history
In this session:
- Explore our impressive collection of painted portraits in the Salon at Newstead Abbey and use them as a starting point for creative writing. Who were these people? What did they do all day? What were they like?
- Through a series of creative writing activities, pupils will create their own character, dress up and commission a portrait from a classmate.
- Create characters and narratives to develop the group’s knowledge and use of descriptive language.
- This session can be combined with a house tour, or another of our creative sessions to create a full day for your class.
Duration: 1.5 hours | 10.30am–12pm or 1pm–2.30pm
Cost per session: £6 per child
Key Stage: 1/2
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