Teaching Resource: The Pirate Art Gallery

20th Feb 2020Free Teaching Resources, News

This is a great – and very active way – of supporting your pupils in understanding that different pirates had different jobs! Download The Pirate Art Gallery EYFS / KS1 / P1 – P3 resource Download The Pirate Art Gallery KS2 / P4 – P7 resource   Find more free to download teaching resources here

Free Poetry Teaching Resources

19th Feb 2020Free 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

Year 6 Transition Workshops for Primary Schools

14th Feb 2020News, School Workshops

Our Year 6 Transition workshops for primary schools have been developed to support children in celebrating their time at your school, to consider both the fresh opportunities that transition brings them and explore ways of overcoming any challenges they might meet. Each workshop culminates in artistic outcomes.  Memory Lane – Year 6 Leavers Show Working with professional … Read More

World Book Day 2020 – Last Few School Slots Remaining!

12th Feb 2020News

If you are still looking for an exciting and engaging way to celebrate this year’s World Book Day then look no further! as we have a couple of slots left for our Visit from Bookman and Paige Turner’s Fiction Mission workshops left! We are sold out on World Book Day itself but have limited availability … Read More

Shakespeare Week 2020 School Workshops

5th Feb 2020News, 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

World Book Day 2020 – Reserve your date now!

2nd Feb 2020News, School Workshops

Our World Book Day workshops, activities, assemblies and author visits have been specially designed to help you and your pupils celebrate World Book Day 2020 by bringing your favourite books to life! “The visit was amazing,  Jay (Bookman!) was a fabulous start to the day with his assembly, which really caught the kids’ imagination. I had … Read More

World Book Day – Stories for Reading Out Loud

1st Feb 2020News

Children of all ages love hearing stories read out loud (don’t we all, in fact?). Some books, though, lend themselves to this much more than others, whether it’s down to the fun and silly voices required or the pure joy of word-play, rythym and rhyme. Here are our Top Five, for children from Nursery through … Read More

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 – School Workshops

5th Jan 2020News, School Workshops

Holocaust Memorial Day, marked all over the world, is one of the most important days in the calendar.  It takes a different theme each year – and in 2020, on and around January 27th we’re able to offer three different programmes to primary and secondary schools, all designed to explore the theme of “Stand Together” … Read More

Chris’s Maths Week Ireland Blog

2nd Jan 2020News

On 15th October 2019, I flew into Dublin for my first school visit at Star of the Sea in the east of the city to deliver one of my favourite maths workshops: CSI: Storyland. This is a great problem solving activity for early years and infants, using data handling, reasoning and numeracy to solve a … Read More