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Acland Burghley Photography & Art Workshop

Photography workshop & Secret postcard auction


The aim of the project was to give Year 7 students new photography techniques they wouldn’t otherwise be able to use until Year 11.

Part 1: During the two hour session the students explored both original and modern type photography.

Part 2: In school the students’ ran a postcard sale in a silent auction format. They contacted both local artists and students to create postcard sized pieces of artwork. Each postcard in the silent auction was signed only on the back, so bidders didn’t know the identity of the artists until they have made their purchases.



The Year 7 student who participated in the photography workshop were able to achieve an OCN reflective learning accreditation. They also learnt basic photography techniques that could later help them with further art projects.  All participants were carefully chosen by their art teachers and as a result gave them a confidence boost. The students loved seeing their work exhibited and bought in industry like scenario and felt very proud to see their work being displayed in a professional way.

Acland Burghley Quote

Future Developments

Cecile has plans to run a new event similar to a miniature art fair, getting together with a small group of art students to create small merchandise or artworks to be sold at a one-off event.



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Attended silent auction


YP gained photography skills

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About the Project

Peabody is funding 11-25 year olds to develop their own projects, trips and events for other young people in their local area.

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