Virtual Sculpture Park Visits

Hands-on resource packs and live online workshops, tailored to the requirements of your setting.

“Whatever University I’m teaching at, Roche Court will feature in the programme. We have built a strong partnership which I want to continue.”

Project leader and lecturer at Newcastle University, in response to a virtual visit at Roche Court

We are committed to bringing the unique Roche Court experience into classrooms and homes. We have created digital resources and opportunities for children and young people to explore our sculptures and exhibitions remotely. These sessions can be facilitated by teachers or in the case of home-education groups, by parents/guardians.

 Virtual Sculpture Park Visits include:

  • A live introduction via video conferencing from an Educational Trust facilitator
  • Lesson plan
  • Access to film clips of the Sculpture Park and two key artworks
  • Downloadable/printable PDF worksheet including creative challenges and extension tasks
  • Tailored to the needs of your group by Key Stage, from KS3 to University level

Cost: £50 per ‘visit’.

(One live workshop included. Teachers will retain access to videos and worksheets.)

Please contact the Education Team via [email protected] for more information and to book your Virtual Visit.

Notes on how these ‘visits’ will meet the requirements of the National Curriculum:

KS3 Virtual Visit
Pupils will meet the requirements of the KS3 National Curriculum by engaging with the work of great artists to gain a deeper understanding of the historical and cultural development of their artforms, and they will gain confidence in analysing artwork using the language of art and design.

KS4/5 Virtual Visit
Pupils will meet the requirements of the National Curriculum by:

  • developing knowledge and understanding of art and artists in historical and contemporary contexts, within our society and culture
  • developing critical understanding through investigative, analytical, and practical skills
  • develop an awareness of the different roles and individual work practices evident in the production of art, in the creative and cultural industries, through an engagement with our organisation
  • develop an awareness of the purposes, intentions and functions of art, craft and design in a variety of contexts, in this case, the landscape of a sculpture park