Blog: Kate Pankhurst – Drawing the Imagination

21st May 2012Blog, News

After a busy World Book Day season earlier this year with as creatives I’ve been thinking a lot about drawing, and how powerful it can be in shaping ideas and learning. (We’ve worked with 12 schools from Merseyside and as far away as the North Cumbria to make illustrated books in celebration of World Book … Read More

Case Study: Harnessing Entrepreneurship to Raise School Attainment

22nd Mar 2012Case Studies, News

As Creatives in conjunction with Liverpool John Moores University has been working with senior teachers from primary and secondary schools to explore how entrepreneurial characteristics can be nurtured throughout the school community in order to increase learner attainment.  The event was a CPD opportunity for school leaders and teachers who engaged in a quality, interactive … Read More

Resource – Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders – The New

1st Mar 2012News

We’re delighted to announce the launch of “Leadership – A Learning Journey” , a resource we’ve produced in collaboration with international arts consultant Gerri Moriarty for The New, a collaboration of five of the North West’s leading cultural organisations. Over two years, and funded by the Cultural Leadership Programme, these organisations, Chinese Arts Centre, Contact, … Read More

On the Lookout – news from our Titanic visual arts programme

3rd Nov 2011News

We were delighted to discover in early September we would be working with National Museums Liverpool to deliver a Titanic-themed visual arts programme. On the Lookout explores the unique elemental world of the Titanic before its infamous sinking using a diverse range of visual media to bring to life the amazing world of Titanic itself, … Read More

Extraordinary Worlds, Extraordinary Stuff!

1st Sep 2011News

Following the extraordinary success of Easter’s The Extraordinary World of Chocolate, we had two wonderful weeks in the summer of 2011 when we helped children aged 8 – 11 explore The Extraordinary World of Making Stuff. We had a fantastic time supporting them in using their imagination, initiative and interpersonal skills in creating paintings, illustrated … Read More