Portraits and Silhouettes

Pupils will learn about the lives of children in the past using a book of pupil silhouette portraits from 1822. Pupils will make their own silhouette portraits and learn more about the children who came to school at Bluecoat.

Core activity: 1 x 1 hour session
Extension activity: 1 x 1 hour session

Aims and Outcomes
• Pupils will have learned about the lives of people from the past
• Pupils will have learned how photography has changed and consider the reasons people take photographs