Schools involvement

We know that getting your class outside of the school environment can mean a lot of paperwork, so we provide useful information and materials that will enhance your pupils’ time with us and lighten your preparation load. Opportunities include tours of our exhibitions, specialist education days and arts workshops.

By working with children of all school ages we aim to fuel their imagination and creativity, providing them with a stimulating learning experience that they won’t forget!

Talks and activities are ambitious and challenging, nurturing an appreciation of the arts and a sense of achievement. They are always related to our current programme, allowing the engagement to filter outside of school parameters.​

Teaching and resources

Our education packs devised for each exhibition are designed to make our galleries more accessible to young people.

Each pack offers context to an exhibition ensuring that teachers can plan ahead for a visit by introducing their pupils to main themes and ideas behind the works. Discover more teaching resources.

Booking a school visit

We are happy to discuss your visit with you before you book, so please contact us with any queries. All school groups must be supervised by an appropriate number of staff members from the visiting school and we advise teachers to visit the gallery space before making your visit. Booking is essential.

Please get in touch at peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk or call +44 1752 585036.

No Fixed Rules Four Films Inspired by Malcolm Le Grice

The Malcolm Le Grice, Presents Moments and Passing Time exhibition previously on display at Peninsula Arts, Plymouth University and Plymouth Arts Centre inspired students to create No Fixed Rules: Four Films Inspired by Malcolm Le Grice.

Over the course of four afternoon workshops, six schoolchildren from High View School in Efford, Plymouth, worked with Allister Gal, Lecturer in Media Arts at Plymouth University and Take A Part to develop four films.

Experimentation, freedom and fun was core to the project. At the premiere in Efford, with Malcolm in attendance, the student filmmakers said that the project gave them the self-confidence to collaborate and play.