Education


78 Derngate provides a range of activities and resources that can be used in education, at school and further education levels. We welcome school visits. and also older students and academics. We have much to offer, whatever your level of interest.  We invite you to contact us to discuss your particular needs.

Educational visits
School and student groups can book daytime or evening tours.
We have an Educational Resource Pack available for teachers that is available for purchase from our shop; this may help in planning preparatory and follow up actvities in conjunction with a visit or could be used for remote study.

At the bottom of this page there is a downloadable Booking Form and School visit information sheet that will give you some basic details of opening days, times and prices.
 
Prior to your visit, please take a look at these documents and call the manager on: +44 (0)1604 603 407 to check availability and discuss your specific requirements.
 
Resources
A number of worksheets are available for download below. These are mainly suitable for older Key Stage 2 students but could also be adapted for younger Key Stage 3.

Far away from us and can't visit?
We have an audio slideshow below that can be used with school pupils.

NB: Spoiler alert !

It's vital that you do not use this slideshow with your pupils if you are bringing a primary aged group to visit 78 Derngate as it will form the introduction to their visit here.

Your students could look around 78 Derngate using our virtual tour.

We'd happy to interact with your class via social media - use the links on this page. Would you like an online exhibition of your Mackintosh-themed project work? Let us know; perhaps we can host this for you and showcase your work to our many thousands of followers.

Document downloads

Risk assessment for school visits. Word format.
Information sheet about school visits to 78 Derngate. Word format.
Booking form for school visits to 78 Derngate. Word format.
Nets and symmetry in designing a 3D Mackintosh chair. PDF format.
Nets in modelling a 3D Mackintosh-style chair. PDF format.
Paper shapes for Mackintosh-style wall decoration. PDF format.
Paper shapes for Mackintosh-style wall decoration. PDF format.
A simple stimulus sheet based on house design. PDF format.
Exploration of Mackintosh lettering. PDF format.

Audio slideshow
NB: Spoiler alert !
It's vital that you do not use this slideshow with your pupils if you are bringing a primary aged group to visit 78 Derngate as it will form the introduction to their visit here.

Biscuits with Charles Rennie Mackintosh-style design



School group activity at 78 Derngate



Charles Rennie Mackintosh-style print



Get social with 78 Derngate
            


Planning ahead? 2018 opening details
Dates: open Thursday 1st February until Sunday 16th December.
Days and times: Tuesday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays) 10am - 5pm. Last entry to the Mackintosh house is at 4pm.