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Attenborough Arts offers a flexible, cross-curricular approach to group visits with a wide range of options available for all Key Stages. We work directly with every SEN school across Leicester, letting children explore the arts in our creative studios and new galleries, supported by artists and staff, tailoring access to your requirements.

For more information, contact our team on
arts-education@leicester.ac.uk .

SENsory Atelier

SENsory Atelier is our flagship collaborative programme exploring creative learning with 9 SEN schools across Leicester/shire. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, this 4 year programme supports children, teachers and artists to learn together in new ways.

The City Classroom

We are a founding member and partner of The City Classroom, running events for teachers and school groups as part of the Cultural Education Partnership.


START is a major national schools and cultural venue programme, founded by the Princes Foundation for Children and the Arts, and supported by The Mighty Creatives.


MaxLiteracy offers funding for museums and galleries in England to work in partnership with schools and writers as part of a programme to stimulate literacy through the visual arts.


We are an Artsmark Partner Organisation and support schools to achieve all levels of the award. Artsmark supports settings to develop and celebrate their commitment to arts and cultural education

Exhibition Education pack

Each exhibition has a custom made education pack for schools and teacher to make the gallery as accessible and inclusive as possible.

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