Schools' outreach projects

Offering in-depth projects to primary students in London.

It’s a self contained package with high quality end results: something children can be proud of. Key Stage 2 Teacher, London

Our outreach programme provides schools with three days of professional illustration expertise and enables pupils to produce stunning illustrated results.

Working with two classes, our illustrator will meet with teachers to plan a bespoke project based on one of the programme options below. All programmes include high quality resources for teachers.

All our programmes were designed with teachers to support literacy, enhance creativity and provide cross-curricular and work-related learning opportunities.

Suitable for Keys Stages 1 and 2, our programmes can also be adapted for other education settings including SEND schools, FE colleges, supplementary schools and hospital schools.

Illustrator Visits:

Book a visit from an illustrator to deliver one-off workshops, assemblies or talks. Prices from £300.

School Consortium Literacy Projects:

We are delighted to offer book-creation projects for targeted pupils from consortiums of schools. Please get in touch to discuss. Prices vary.

Let’s Illustrate:

A 3 day primary outreach package for 2 classes. Work with an illustrator to create a stunning outcome such as a class book, a 3D story island or a collaborative story-making resource. Adapted to your aims and topics, this is an in-depth opportunity for students to embed skills and raise confidence. Prices from £1,200 for State Schools or £1,995 for Independent Schools.

Option 1: Interactive Encyclopaedia (non-fiction writing)

Create an interactive or pop-up class book on a theme of your choice using paper technology, collage and mixed media. Ideal as a classroom resource or a school display, and can even be filmed to reach a wider audience!

Option 2: Our School (non-fiction writing)

Investigate the history of and facts and figures about your school to create infographics, observational illustrations or even promotional material which can be turned into a fabulous display or book.

Option 3: Box of Beginnings (creative writing)

Create a collection of original and exciting illustrated story beginnings and self-publish them as a high quality classroom resource to use within the class or across the school.

Option 4: Story Islands (creative or non-fiction writing)

Create the characters and settings for exciting, imaginative stories, or create a guidebook and map for an imaginary island.

Booking:

To book, please email us at education@houseofillustration.org.uk or call us at 020 3696 2024. Please be aware that your booking is not confirmed until you have received written confirmation from our Education team.

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