Students in a gallery talk for the Parthenon

The Parthenon 

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Students will investigate, analyse and interpret material evidence to explore the ancient Greek social, cultural and historic context in which they were created.

The session takes place in the galleries. 

Ages: 11–16 (KS3 and KS4) 

Curriculum links: Classical Civilisations, History, cross-curricular. 

Maximum group size: 15 

Session time: 50 minutes

Session outline

KS3

This gallery-based talk is designed to support students using objects as evidence. Focusing on the Parthenon sculptures, students will be introduced to the ancient Greek cultural and historic context in which they were created and consider the impact the ancient Greeks had on western culture over the next two millennia.

KS4

Focusing on the prescribed material source, the Parthenon sculptures, this gallery-based talk is designed to support the Classical Civilisations GCSE component Myth and Religion (J199/11). Students will investigate, analyse and interpret material evidence to explore the ancient Greek social, cultural and historic context in which they were created.

Session dates

April 2022
  • Wednesday 27 April at 10.30
  • Wednesday 27 April at 11.30
  • Wednesday 27 April at 13.00
May 2022
  • Wednesday 11 May at 10.30
  • Wednesday 11 May at 11.30
  • Wednesday 11 May at 13.00
June 2022
  • Wednesday 8 June at 10.30
  • Wednesday 8 June at 11.30
  • Wednesday 8 June at 13.00
  • Tuesday 21 June at 10.30
  • Tuesday 21 June at 11.30
  • Tuesday 21 June at 13.00