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Angel teaching resources

The Angel of the North is an iconic landmark for the North East.  Since its installation in 1998, it has taken public art to a new level, provoked national debate and put Gateshead on the map - making it an ideal school topic.

How to use this pack

This pack outlines how the Angel of the North can be used in a six-week medium term plan.  The pack is for teachers of Key Stage Two, but can be easily adapted for younger children.

Organised week-by-week, the pack gives suggested lesson plans and activities. Plus, to help make your lessons as fun and engaging as possible, we've developed a range of FREE Angel-related resources.  All resources can be found at the end of each lesson just click on the lessons below.

And we've done most of the hard work for you! Covering the range of primary subjects, this pack gives you all the information and resources you need to get started.

The Angel of the NorthWhat is an Angel?
History of the AngelAngel Dance
What is Art?Angel and Tourism
Visit the AngelPublic Art Trip
About the Artist Angel in the News
Angel Model MakingDesign of the Angel
Angel & BeyondAngel Origami