Key stages 1 and 2 | The Fashion Museum
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Key stages 1 and 2

90 minute interactive sessions based on the National Curriculum are held at the Fashion Museum. Pupils will be encouraged to develop their speaking and listening skills in whole class, small groups and by individual work.

Download the Key Stage 1 and 2 Teacher Pack here.

Key Stage 1

The Clothes we Wear

Discover clothing past and present whilst exploring the Fashion Museum's special exhibition of the history of fashion. Handle and examine different fabrics and make a T shirt design.

Key Stage 2

Down the Decades

Explore fashion from the 20th Century in our display of A History of Fashion in 100 Objects. Use colour to design a fashion based on your sketches. Choose a decade and make 60s black and white, geometric or 70s zany bright design. See designs by Mary Quant, Jean Muir and Yves Saint Laurent.

Investigating Pattern

Follow our trail to investigate pattern in our exhibition. Evaluate how patterns work in textiles and create a new design for an item of clothing. Explore historic patterns, embroidery and modern designs by Worth of Paris, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Ralph Lauren, John Galliano, House of McQueen.