Post Primary Teachers

Post Primary

QFT Learning offers a range of year-round activities which are open and accessible to all.   Within the main QFT programme there are many events which enable audiences to engage further and creatively with cultural cinema.  QFT hosts film talks, film director Q & A's, film workshops or discussions. 

QFT organises a year-round schools programme of educational screenings, designed to support the national curriculum from KS1- AS & A2 level, more details below.

Schools can arrange bespoke screenings for school groups that are tailored for specific courses of study, or for short film showcase screenings.

Teachers can also book student groups in advance for selected films at group rates showing in QFT’s public programme.  Details of  QFT’s schools screenings are available online – please check updated new events taking place throughout the year for schools.

For more information and to join the schools mailing list for event updates please contact Marion Campbell, QFT Learning, Email:  Tel: 02890 971396.



Supports KS2- KS5, History, Film and Media topics.

Last year Belfast celebrated 400 years since it was granted its charter in 1613. This presentation using film clips depicts visions of 100 years of the city on film. This 2 hr presentation using film clips and short films will also give participants the opportunity learn how to to use the archive, and show highlights from the 500 hrs footage held on it.  Film footage will include the first know film made in N Ireland by the founders of the Cinematgraph, the Lumiere Brothers, as well as a documentary about the Belfast Blitz and clips featuring Richard Hayward and documentaries by the highly acclaimed Belfast filmmaker David Hammond.


This illustrated presentation will use archive footage of World War I (With the North and South at the Front Part 1); Union to Partition (The Ulster Covenant); The Irish War of Independence (Aftermath of the Easter Rising); The Anglo Irish War and Civil War (clips featuring De Valera and Michael Collins).

Contact the Education Officer, Marion Campbell for more information and to reserve group places, by mail: or tel: 028907 1396.

QFT Learning can also arrange bespoke events for schools which support a range of subjects such as Media Studies, Moving Image Arts, Film Studies, English Literacy, History, Citizenship and PSHE. The events help to develop pupils' Literacy and Cine-literacy skills.

 How to book

QFT arrange bespoke daytime film screenings with supporting talks and workshops that support the national curriculum. QFT will provide two free teacher tickets per school group and teaching resources where available. Schools groups can book online by credit card but should first email to receive the promotional code to receive teacher comp tickets.
There will be a limit of 65 seats per school if demand is high for events.

Teachers can arrange private screenings that are tailored for specific courses of study, or short film showcase screenings upon request. Schools can also book student groups in advance for selected films showing in QFT’s public programme by contacting the QFT Box Office 

Into Film Festival

The 2016 Into Film Festival's thought-provoking programme will offer a range of stories curated with six themes in mind. The selected film titles will address the importance of diversity and encourage young people to empathise with others. Into Film Festival screenings are free of charge and should be booked directly with Into Film who also has a teaching resources . The next festival will take place in Nov 2016. For more information on the screenings, click here