World Book Day 2020 – Reserve your date now!

10th Nov 2019News, School Workshops

We hope you have had a thoroughly enjoyable World Book Day 2019 – we have absolutely loved visiting schools up and down the country delivering our Bookman, Paige Turner, Poetry and Shakespeare workshops –  and we are now (yes already!) taking bookings for World Book Day 2020. We usually sell out months in advance for … Read More

Shakespeare Week 2020 School Workshops

9th Nov 2019News, School Workshops

Celebrate Shakespeare in your school with an interactive drama-based workshop from as creatives! available to schools throughout the UK and beyond. Teacher CPD workshops also available!  William Shakespeare is now firmly back on the national curriculum – but he’s never actually been away. Everyone knows his face and the names of a play or two – … Read More

British Science Week 2020: Kick Start Grants and New Programme Seven Wonders of the World – deadline 11th November

3rd Nov 2019News, School Workshops

Using a range of age-appropriate drama-based techniques to cement prior learning, clarify difficult concepts, introduce new content and extend thinking, our creative science programmes are always really popular.   Seven Wonders of the World (perfect for a Kick Start Grant)  Specially developed to tie in with the British Science Week 2020 theme of Our Diverse Planet, and able to … Read More

Our Favourite Festive Stories and Poems

3rd Nov 2019News

We’re big fans of shared reading here at As Creatives – just for the sheer joy of it, though the recognised benefits are well documented. So, with Christmas just around the corner, here are five of our teams’ favourite stories and poems to share in the run up to the festive season: The Jolly Christmas … Read More

Teaching Resource: The Twelve Sums of Mathsmas

2nd Nov 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

With the days counting down towards the end of term, you’ll want to keep pupils learning – but without dampening their spirits, of course. The Twelve Sums of Mathsmas helps you do just that, by giving children opportunities to practice their skills with number operations in a festive way. You can download the instructions, activity … Read More

November 10th – World Science Day for Peace & Development UNESCO

31st Oct 2019News

Here at As Creatives we love most things about science but there’s surely nothing better than science as a force for peace and development. From the astronauts who “came in peace” when they first walked on the moon to the spread of worldwide infrastructures for clean water (it’s not perfect but we’re getting there), it’s … Read More

Royal Institution Maths E&E Grant Scheme 2019 – deadline 4th November

14th Oct 2019News

Our popular range of Creative Maths workshops are included in the programmes you can apply for funding for, as part of the Maths E&E Grant Scheme 2019! Grants of £500 are offered for schools to experience a maths activity selected from the STEM Directory. This scheme is generously supported by the Clothworkers’ Foundation and the L.G.  The 2019 STEM Maths E&E grant … Read More

New Secondary Maths Workshop – The Priorities Game

6th Oct 2019News, School Workshops

Working in teams –  and responding to change – to put maths in context This thought provoking workshop sees students working in teams to create a series of budgets designed to fund an exciting new community initiative. The sting in the tail, though, is that each team will represent a different interest group, with, of … Read More

Free Poetry Teaching Resources

2nd Oct 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

Here you will find some quick and easy ideas to get your pupils creating their own poetry! all of our ideas are free to download and we would love to hear how you’ve got on with them – you can tweet us @AsCreatives Shakespeare Personification Poetry Writing poetry inspired by Shakespeare’s plays is a great … Read More