Education

QUAD Education

QUAD’s education and participation programme has been designed to play to our strengths and expertise in film, photography, digital and visual art.

Each year we deliver more than 400 workshops and activities for children, young people and families, with over 6000 attendances. QUAD advocates for the arts to play a vital role in developing skills, knowledge and confidence, enabling diverse audiences and artists to respond to and influence the world around them with creativity and innovation.

What we do:

  • Workshops: technical and creative skills-based workshops in visual art, film, photography and digital media, bespoke to your curriculum outcomes
  • Gallery engagement: exhibition visits, teaching resources and creative response
  • Private film screenings: see a movie of your choice in one of our comfy cinemas
  • FORMAT International Photography Festival: creative workshops, exhibition visits and learning resources
  • CPD: tailored to your staff development
  • Arts Award and Artsmark: as an Arts Award Supporter and Artsmark partner, our activity can support your students with their Arts Award qualifications and your school with its Artsmark achievements
  • Year 10 Work Experience: opportunities for two Year 10 students per year to experience a week at QUAD and support the development of our programmes
  • Derby’s Cultural Education Partnership (DCEP): a range of themed Cultural Campus Days and After-School Clubs with our creative and cultural partners in the city

    If you want to find out more about planning a visit, workshop or film screening, please contact our Education Curator.

    Sandra Greatorex
    sandrag@derbyquad.co.uk
    01332 285425

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    Education Brochure

    Download our Education Programme brochure for more information and costs for Workshops, Gallery engagement and Film screenings.

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    Exhibition Visits

    Come and explore our Gallery and Extra Gallery Spaces with your class!

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    Workshops

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    Artsmark

    QUAD supports schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring young people to create, experience and participate in great arts and culture.

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    DCEP

    Derby's Cultural Education Partnership. We are a close-knit and progressive city packed with cultural assets and learning opportunities.

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    Creative CPD for teachers, learning support & home educators

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