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Schools & Colleges

Firstsite’s Learning Programme offers a variety of sessions and tours for schools, colleges, universities and other groups to help you explore the building and our changing programme of exhibitions. We also offer classes and courses for different ages.


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Sessions at Firstsite

We offer a range of sessions from self-led and directed visits to artist-led sessions, as well as study sessions for older students.

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Bringing Firstsite to You

If you can’t make it to Firstsite, we can come to you with bespoke sessions for your pupils, tailored to their age and abilities.

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Supported Initiatives

We support a range of initiatives which are designed to help all ages develop their skills including Arts Awards and Children’s University.

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Teacher's CPD

We provide tailor-made packages to support your development – including bespoke INSET sessions.

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