Case Study: Enterprise Ambassadors – Innovative Research with Alsop High School

13th Sep 2012Case Studies, School Workshops

After delivering an interactive whole-school INSET exploring the Davies Review of Enterprise Education and looking at enterprise skills, we worked closely with twelve teachers to investigate ways of incorporating enterprise across the curriculum. Following more in-depth examinations of “enterprise in action”, these Enterprise Ambassadors undertook small scale action research projects tracking the impacts on students … Read More

Resources – FACE Facts Campaign

6th Jan 2012Case Studies, Free Teaching Resources, School Workshops

Based at the University of Liverpool, Moving On With Life and Learning (MOWLL for short) support adults with learning difficulties become self advocates through innovative and person-centred development programmes. The organisation has recently launched its FACE Facts campaign, aimed at stopping hate crime – with a particular focus on hate crime committed against people with … Read More

Arts Awards – Celebrating Art at Haydock Sports College

13th Sep 2011School Workshops

Haydock’s students are justifiably proud of their prowess at sport – but they’ve proved they’re equally adept at the arts! After working with us last year to challenge their aspirations, a group of Year 10s went on to gain the experiences and skills they needed for the bronze level Arts Award. The emphasis from the … Read More

Case Study: Beechwood Primary School – Creating Digital Artworks

2nd Sep 2011Case Studies, School Workshops

Children at Beechwood Primary School became real life graphic designers and illustrators. Staff and students creatively used the industry standard software Adobe Photoshop Elements and Apple computers during the programme. Children across Key Stage 2 worked with as creative’s Kate Pankhurst (who regularly uses Photoshop to create published children’s books) and Simon McKeown (who uses … Read More

Case Study: Sustainable Science Explorations with Runcorn All Saints Primary

1st Sep 2011Case Studies, School Workshops

Working closely with Year 1, 5 and 6 teachers, Sustainable Science combined science, literacy, numeracy and learning outside the classroom as the children recreated flood plains and volcanoes in scientific experiments and replanted and tended the school’s vegetable plots. After creating short plays about the impacts of natural and human-made disasters, the children put their … Read More