School Visits and Workshops

We welcome school visits to both our Granary and Gymnasium Galleries. If you are interested in bringing a school group to visit our exhibitions, please get in touch and we will advise the best time to plan your visit.

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Berwick's Burrell Collection Digital Learning Resource for Schools

Berwick's Burrell Collection Digital Learning Resource for Schools includes learning activities inspired by paintings and artefacts from the Collection. Each learning activity includes a PowerPoint slideshow, teachers notes and where needed, pupil activity sheets. The resource enables cross curricular learning opportunities including literacy (activities developing creative writing and poetry skills), creative thinking, art and design, PSHE, cultural identity, numeracy, history and ICT and is free for all teachers to download.

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Berwick's Burrell Collection - new mobile App

Berwick's Burrell Collection mobile App is now available to download from the App Store, it contains 13 snippets from oral history recordings from local people who remember Sir William at the time when he lived at Hutton Castle. The App also contains 20 pieces from the Collection with background information on each piece.

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Supporting your Arts Award

As an Arts Award Supporter organisation, Berwick Visual Arts can help you achieve your Arts Award. 

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Creative School Cluster Meetings

Creative School Cluster meetings are termly meetings that are open to all school teachers interested in working with cultural organisations who offer excellent creative learning opportunities for schools. 

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Using iPads with your Pupils: a creative photography CPD session with Alice Myers

27th February - 27th February

This session will introduce you to using the iPad as a creative tool with your pupils and will consider how to develop your own identity project in school. The session is part of the Creative School Cluster programme of events for teachers supported by Northumberland Arts Development.

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Image courtesy Alice Myers