Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources

Available Downloads

Free downloads to assist you in making your trip with us an educational highlight that will not be forgotten.

  • Essential Downloads 
  • Art & Design Teaching Resources
  • Film & Media Teaching Resources 
  • English Teaching Resources
  • Business Teaching Resource
  • Additional Resources

Essential Downloads

Educational Resource Pack

Planning a school trip is no easy task, so to help you and your students we have put together all the information you’ll need to take your students out of the classroom and on to the world-famous authentic sets of the most successful film series in history.

Top tips

Top Tips for every step of your visit, including a handy checklist! In this free download there is everything you need to know before you arrive at the Studio Tour to ensure you are well prepared for an educational visit.

Risk Assessment

The quality and safety of our attraction is of the utmost importance and therefore a considerable amount of time and effort is spent on making all visits a safe and fun experience. To make your visit as safe and rewarding as possible we’ve put together a free comprehensive risk assessment, so you don’t have to!

Art & Design

The distressing process

  • KS2
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will have the opportunity to examine a costume before and after a battle scene, and analyse how the Costume Designer creates wear and tear.

Set Design

  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will focus on the artwork from the Harry Potter™ film series and learn how the Production Designer tackles a script brief, examining the process from sketch, into storyboard and model, resulting in the final set.

Perspective Challenge

  • KS3
  • KS4

Students will focus on the artwork from the Harry Potter™ film series and learn how the Production Designer tackles a script brief, examining the process from sketch, into storyboard and model, resulting in the final set.

Movie Graphic Design

Students will learn the processes involved in creating movie graphics, from Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes products to copies of the Daily Prophet newspapers.

Film & Media

Costume Characterisation

  • KS2
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will have the opportunity to look at original mood boards and costumes which will give them an insight into how there is never a costume without character and history.

Script To Screen

  • KS2
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will have the opportunity to look at the journey of a film production from the script to what is seen on the big screen. They will study the processes used, focusing on artwork, plans, white card models, storyboards and the finished sets used in the Harry Potter

Camera Choices

  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will have the opportunity to examine film sequences, with the intention of developing their understanding of how a Director communicates atmosphere, meaning and narrative.

English

Pitching

  • KS2
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • KS5

Student will be encouraged to come up with their own original idea for a film and condense it into a pitch of 25 words or less, which would sell it to a film executive.

Instructional Writing

  • KS2

Students will create written instructions for a film animal of their choice to perform and discover the secrets of how the animal actors in the Harry Potter™ film series were trained.

How to Write a Script

  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will have the opportunity to study the key conventions of scriptwriting and discover how the Scriptwriter uses the written word to convey visual representations and narrative.

Screenplay Stories

  • KS2
  • KS3

Students will have the opportunity to study the key conventions of story writing and discover how writers use the written word to convey visual representations and narrative in a screenplay.

Business

Careers in the Creative Industry

  • KS4
  • KS5

The film industry offers exciting career opportunities. As the Harry Potter™ film series exemplifies, careers in the industry require talent, creativity and craft.

Movie Business

  • KS4
  • KS5

Focusing on one scene, students will be able to grasp the enormity of film production and the business principles required in the industrial art form of filmmaking.

Movie Marketing

  • KS4
  • KS5

Students will discover how a marketing campaign can influence the success and profitability of a film. A step-by-step analysis of a film marketing campaign will allow students to access the complex and exciting world of film marketing.

Additional Resources

Tour Trail Download

  • KS2
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • KS5

Help your students to discover more of the secrets behind one of the most successful film series of all time. This free downloadable trail will keep your students on task and focused on their learning as they go around the tour.

International Schools Resources

Our international school resources will help students who use English as an additional language to improve their film vocabulary as they explore the Studio Tour. 

Pricing Table

  2016 Free Teacher Places
Primary £15.75 1 in every 5 students
Secondary £18.50 1 in every 10 students

Prices are subject to change without notice. Please note that Education tickets are only available during term time or off peak hours. For more information or to make a booking, please contact our Visitor Services Team on 0345 084 0902. Tickets and lessons are subject to availability. The maximum amount of students that we can accommodate in lessons is 30 and we can offer a maximum of 2 lessons per day to a school.