Sensory Maths – the Inclusivity of Maths

1st Mar 2020News, School Workshops

Since their launch last year, our Sensory Maths programmes have proved a great hit. Designed to support children and young people with profound learning needs and/or who communicate non-verbally, they harness a system of binary questions and handleable resources in using a range of senses to explore in concrete ways quantity, dimensions, capacity and texture. … Read More

Whole-School Maths: The Benefactor

1st Mar 2020News, School Workshops

Whole-School Maths: The Benefactor – Money-based maths fun for up to 420 pupils in a single day! Eccentric millionaire Benny Factor has amassed a fortune over the last few years – and it’s now time to give something back to a village that’s very close to his heart: Amberton. The trouble is, though, that with … Read More

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust – Manchester Hub

1st Mar 2020News

Following last year’s hugely successful and enjoyable collaboration with Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Jo is really excited to be starting work this term with their Manchester Hub. Six schools will be given the opportunity for one class to take part in a half-day workshop exploring the story of Macbeth. Jo’s workshops see the children themselves, through … Read More

Whole School Primary Maths Programme – The Riddle of the Sphinx 

1st Mar 2020News

With a clear focus on concepts of measurement and featuring a concrete maths challenge, acclaimed Egyptologist “Dr Colorado Smith” needs your pupils help to solve a 3,000 year old puzzle! Our resident archaeologist, Dr Colorado Smith, has returned from Egypt with some exciting news – he’s now collected all the clues required to solve the … Read More

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