Creative CPD and INSETs for the New School Year

22nd Jun 2022News, Teacher CPD

A school’s best and most valuable resource is of course, its staff. But there are times when everyone can benefit from a fresh approach and an injection of new ideas. And that’s where As Creatives can come in. Our Creative CPD programmes and INSETs, which have been delivered to thousands of teachers and teaching professionals right across … Read More

Creative Literacy Programmes for Primary Schools

28th May 2021News, School Workshops

Experiential, exciting and empowering, our imaginative and cross-curricular approaches harness tried and trusted approaches from the worlds of drama, visual art and creative writing and are all rooted in the Curriculum. Approaches specifically developed to support EYFS – KS2 / P1 – P7 children in developing their reading and writing skills – and to boost … Read More

Creative Literacy Programmes for Primary Schools in Ireland

2nd May 2021News, School Workshops

Creative Literacy Programmes for Primary Schools in Ireland including In-person and Live Streamed Poetry, Shakespeare and Creative Literacy workshops.  We’ve adapted some of our most popular workshops to allow us to work safely with smaller groups, with no props / resources to handle – and in compliance with individual schools’ Covid-19 policies. The Great Grammar … Read More

Teaching Resource: Go Wild for the Summer

1st Jun 2019Free Teaching Resources

The Wildlife Trusts’ 30 Days Wild initiative challenges schools to “do something wild every day throughout June”. This fun activity helps you do just that – and brings both maths and science into the mix too! Download Instructions for Go Wild For The Summer – Reception – KS1 / P1-P3 Download Instructions for Go Wild … Read More

Learning Outside the Classroom INSET

1st Feb 2018School Workshops, Teacher CPD

The value of Learning Outside the Classroom, and the positive impacts it can have on teaching and learning, is supported by an enormous body of evidence. But as experience is just as important to theory, our experiential INSETs always provide staff with opportunities to recall and reflect on their own outdoor memories. Combining expert thinking … Read More

Learning Outside the Classroom Opportunities in Maths and English

1st Feb 2018News, School Workshops, Teacher CPD

Outdoor spaces provide wonderful opportunities to explore how numbers and shapes create both the built and natural worlds. Every year we work with schools across the UK to help realise the potential of their outdoor space/s for creative learning opportunities.  Outdoor MathsSchools’ outdoor areas offer a wealth of stimulus for learning in Literacy. Whether it’s an observational poetry … Read More

Blog: Learning Outside the Classroom

10th Jan 2018Blog, News

A nostalgic whim took me on a detour recently, to show my kids where I had built dens amongst trees and bracken as a dirty-kneed nine year old. It was the same spot, I told them on our approach, where my big brothers regularly rode their bikes on dirt tracks, over obstacles and down dips … Read More

Maths Trails – Building Confidence in Shapes and Numbers

24th Sep 2017News, School Workshops

Our highly interactive Maths Trails promote independent enquiry, team-working and problem-solving. And because each trail is designed to be delivered both indoors and out, they support schools in making better use of their grounds and immediate locality to promote Learning Outside the Classroom.Given the high level of content demanded by the National Curriculum, many of … Read More

Teaching Resource: Investigative Maths Bingo (Outdoors!)

1st Sep 2017Free Teaching Resources

Investigative Maths Bingo (Outdoors!) provides pupils with a great opportunity to conduct their own number investigations. And, of course, to explore maths in the great outdoors! Download the resource here       Download the Bingo Cards Download the Number Cards View more creative resources here For more information about our Outdoor Learning Opportunities in Maths … Read More