Kensington Palace are looking for Art & Design/Textiles teachers to help shape their new learning programme for KS5 students. Join them on 09 December

We are developing an exciting new learning programme for KS5 students at Kensington Palace based on our historic fashion collection and are looking for Art & Design/Textiles teachers to help us shape it.

The Learning programme will be aimed at KS5 Art and Design, Textiles and Fashion students and will focus on our fashion collection and it’s social, cultural and historical context. The programme will include:

  • The opportunity to learn from fashion curators, conservators and other experts
  • Real historic artefacts from our handling collection of clothes and accessories from the last 300 years
  • Teacher CPD sessions
  • Online resources

Focus group details

We would like to invite you to a focus group at the palace on Saturday 9th December with other Art & Design teachers to discuss our ideas for the programme and get your feedback. In return for your time we offer:

  • Free entry to ‘Victoria on TV’, part of our adult learning team’s ‘Brunchtime Lectures ’ series. The speakers will be Michael Howells, Production Designer on the ITV series ‘Victoria’ and Deirdre Murphy, HRP Senior Curator with responsibility for our Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. You can read more about the event here
  • Free entry to the palace including the very popular Diana exhibition
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • A chance to network with colleagues and help shape a new learning programme

The proposed timings for the day will be:

11am – 12.30 Victoria on TV lecture
12.30 – 1pm Lunch
1pm – 3pm Focus group

You are welcome to explore the palace after the focus group if you wish.
For more information to book email learning.info@hrp.org.uk