Death: A self portrait teachers' pack

Learning resource

Enhance your students' visit to our exhibition ' Death: A self-portrait' with our cross-curricular teachers' pack. The pack includes suggestions for pre- and post-visit activities, a gallery plan and glossary, a choice of trails for use in the gallery, and guidelines for student visits to Wellcome Collection.

The complete pack PDF iconDeathTheCompletePack.pdf

Download the complete ' Death A self-portrait' teachers' pack.


Choose a section of the pack, relevant to your students

You can download individual elements from the pack by following the links below.

Introduction PDF iconDEATH_Introduction.pdf

The introduction is an essential guide to the key ideas and themes of ' Death: A self-portrait' and to the different trails and how to use them.

Pre-visit and post-visit activities PDF iconDEATH_Pre_Post_Visit.pdf

These will help students prepare for their visit and follow it up with extension activities.


Gallery activity for students 

Glossary PDF iconDEATH_Gallery_Plan.pdf

Gallery plan PDF iconDEATH_Trail_1.pdf

Suitable for mixed-ability year 9- 11 students

Trail 1: Death: a brief tour (30-40 minutes) 


Trail 2: Death: a deeper look (60 minutes) PDF iconDEATH_Trail_2.pdf

Suitable for students who need more support: SEN and EAL

Trail 3: Death: an introduction (30/40 minutes) PDF iconDEATH_Trail_3.pdf

Suitable for independent learners at the post-16 level

Trail 4: Death: advanced reflections (60/90 minutes) PDF iconDEATH_Trail_4.pdf


Planning support

Curriculum links PDF iconCurriculum_Links.pdf

Guidelines for visiting Wellcome Collection PDF iconWC-Guidelines_v3_AW.pdf

Risk assessment PDF iconRiskAssessment.pdf

Please note that all trails and maps need to be printed out before your visit and students are advised to bring their own clipboards.


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