Short project pack for design students

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This pack includes background information and activity ideas to use during a visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace and back in the classroom.  The activities are designed to be a self-contained, short project achievable within one visit to the palace and one lesson.

National Curriculum links

  • Supports Art, Craft and Design and Textile Design specifications for OCR, AQA and Edexcel and Arts Award Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Learning objectives

To develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • Georgian, Neo-classical, Palladianism and Rococo design.
  • How to design and create a pattern repeat.
  • Different printing processes including block (lino) printing and stencilling.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

Art & Design

Topic

Georgians

Type

For your visit

Palace

Kensington Palace

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Topic

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Topic

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Subject

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Topic

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Contains two design briefs and related activities as part of a self-led research visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace.

Key Stage

KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

Art & Design

Topic

Georgians

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Subject

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Topic

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Key Stage

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Subject

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Topic

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