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Exploring feelings through creativity at Sythwood Primary School

Sythwood Primary School has a high ratio of pupils for whom English is an additional language. The school was concerned that some pupils found it hard to express their feelings to their peers and teachers, and wanted to find a way to make open communication more successful. Who was involved Two classes of Year 3…

Investigating learning environments at Bexhill High

Students and teachers from Bexhill High collaborated with practitioners from a range of disciplines to redesign the ‘Discoveries’ curriculum, a cross curricular approach comprising science, maths and technology, and explore the potential of a new, state-of-the-art KS3 learning environment organised into 90-student learning pods. The work culminated in SpaceLab 2011, an interactive sharing event attended…

Exploring good design at Ocklynge School

Pupils worked alongside product designer Robert Philips to explore notions of good and bad design. At the end of the project the pupils had designed a prototype for new coat hooks for their own school and deepened their knowledge and understanding of the design process. Who was involved Pupils and teachers from Ocklynge school, East…

Exploring creative career pathways at Varndean School

Partners produced a student-led conference showcasing a variety of creative career pathways, relating to design and technology. This project was about creative thinking, careers guidance and transition but most importantly aspiration. Who was involved Students and teachers from Varndean School, Brighton and Hove. Creative practitioners: Mark Robertson (lead, event manager), plus 27 creative practitioners from…