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.

Schools Programme (PDF)

Schools & College Enquiry Form  (Word)

To arrange a school visit contact  kirsty.mairs@oldham.gov.uk or call
0161 770 4643


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!

#galleryoldham @galleryoldham

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

School Visiting Information

If you are visiting us these documents may be useful.

Teachers Information Pack  (Word)

School Visit Risk Assessment (Word)

Photography consent form (Word)

Personal Evacuation Emergency Plan form (Word)

Greater Manchester Museums Group

Gallery Oldham is one of eight museums in Greater Manchester to have contributed to a combined website for schools.

Visit the GMMG website to access all of these interactive resources.