Information for schools

Schools’ Activities

The gallery has a lively mix of exhibitions featuring contemporary artists and makers and a variety of items from our public collections which include social, natural and industrial history as well as fine and decorative arts.Workshop image

Our education programme covers many aspects of the National Curriculum and teachers’ resources, workshops and activities are available throughout the school year.

We offer both artist-led and self guided visits.

Gallery Oldham School leaflet (PDF)

Schools and Colleges Enquiry Form (Word)

School Photography Consent Form (Word)

Person Emergency Evacuation Plan 2017 (Word)

To enquire about a school visit, please contact Sophie Watt, Learning Assistant, sophie.watt@oldham.gov.uk or phone
0161 770 5431.

To make a booking for either an artist led-workshop or a self guided visit, please send a completed enquiry form, photography consent form and personal evacuation emergency plan to Sophie using the above details.

If you have any questions or queries please get in touch with Sophie.

The children were captivated the minute they walked through the door!
Year 2 teacher


Self Guided Visits

You are also welcome to bring your class on a self guided visit to Gallery Oldham. We ask prior to bringing a group you book in advance to ensure we can provide a pleasant visit for you and your group.

We can provide clipboards, paper and cloakroom facilities for your group. Use our downloadable resource below to assist with your visit!

Self-guided Resource (PDF)

Don’t forget to share your visit with us via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

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School Visiting Information

If you are visiting us these documents may be useful

Teachers Information Pack 2017 (Word)

School Visit Risk Assessment (Word)