UCL East

Schools Engagement Manager Emma Bryant is dedicated to working with schools in the vicinity of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This is part of UCL’s work towards the new campus opening there in 2021 as part of East Bank. Envisaged as a new model for embedding a university campus in the community, you can find out more about UCL East here.

Read about one of our special projects in Hackney here on the Ogden Trust web site.

A detailed report on the impact of work carried out with schools in the most recent academic year is available to download: UCL East Museums and Schools Programme 2018-2019.  A report on the first year of the programme is also available to: Evaluation Report 2017-2018, describing the programme content in more detail.

Museum workshops for East London Secondary Schools - you can find out about these on our Secondary Schools page.


Printmaking workshop


Boy with microbit

Poetry from papyri









Primary School Partnership

We are coming to the end of a three-year partnership with William Tyndale Primary School in Islington, where the school has one or more of our activities every term. Our aim has been to support the school in raising attainment, while introducing subjects that are studied at UCL.

A weekly after-school art club used our objects to inspire Key Stage 2 children. Supported by a student from the Slade School of Fine Art, they then made their own wonder-boxes in the first year. The following year they worked as Slade students would have a century before, with an added focus on women artists. They collaborated on a final piece of work. This Spring, the focus is the Grant Museum of Zoology collections to inpspire animal creations.

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