Top 5 Things I Learned in Milan

16th Apr 2019Blog, News

Jackson spent two days at the British School of Milan at the end of last term, taking our hugely popular A Visit from Bookman to every pupil from Nursery to Year 6. Although Jackson’s very fond of Italy, this was his first visit to Lombardy – and here are his Top 5 Bits of Learning! … Read More

National Poetry Day Workshops – 3rd October 2019

14th Apr 2019News

We love the power of words, so National Poetry Day is always one of our most enjoyable times of the year! taking place on Thursday 3rd October 2019 we have a range of enjoyable and engaging workshops, all tied into this year’s theme “Truth.” we always sell out well in advance for these workshops, so … Read More

Outdoor Maths for Summer Term – reserve your date!

10th Apr 2019News, School Workshops

While our Outdoor Maths workshops are popular all year round, they’re perfect for late spring and early summer. Highly experiential in nature, explicitly drawing attention to the role of maths in everyday outdoor activities and rooted in the National Curriculum, they’re also great for wellbeing, of course – because everyone benefits from a bit of … Read More

Science Workshops for Summer Term

29th Mar 2019News

We hope you’ve had a brilliant British Science Week 2019! it’s been an exciting week for our team who have had the pleasure of visiting some really inspiring schools with incredibly creative pupils, right across the country. We’ve loved getting to share our passion for science with you all, so thank you to everyone who … Read More

Free Teaching Resources for Poetry Day

21st Mar 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

World Poetry Day is almost open us and we have 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 … Read More

March Top 5 – Favourite Train Stations!

20th Mar 2019News

Every week of the school year our team have the pleasure of visiting schools from Scotland to Cornwall and everywhere in between – and that means one thing, lots of trains!  Here Chris gives us his top 5 favourite train stations from the last term… (1) For all the travelling I do around the country, … Read More

Teaching Resource: Shakespeare Personification Poetry

19th Mar 2019Free Teaching Resources, News

Writing poetry inspired by Shakespeare’s plays is a great way to
 cement understanding and celebrate learning, particularly around
 specific scenes. Once pupils begin to think themselves part of the 
scenery, their imaginations seem to more easily ‘ fill in’ the space
 around them, taking in not just the physical space but the atmosphere
and mood in … Read More

Our Top Six Solar System Facts for British Science Week

14th Mar 2019News

It’s British Science Week and to celebrate we’ve come up with our top six solar system facts which are perfect for sharing with your pupils – and don’t forget if you are interested in hosting a space-themed workshop at your school, please get in touch as we have lots of different sessions on offer!  Fact … Read More