Seven Wonders of the World – Whole School Science Day

7th Mar 2020News, School Workshops

Using a range of age-appropriate drama-based techniques to cement prior learning, clarify difficult concepts, introduce new content and extend thinking, our creative science programmes are always really popular.   Seven Wonders of the World  Specially developed to tie in with the British Science Week 2020 theme of Our Diverse Planet, and able to accommodate up to 420 children in … Read More

What A Wonderful World! New whole School Science Workshop for British Science Week

1st Jan 2020News, School Workshops

High-energy and fact-packed – and accommodating up to 420 pupils in a single day! Linking perfectly to the theme of British Science Week 2020, “Our Diverse Planet”, this highly engaging, informative and thought-provoking day starts with a quick and interactive  assembly illustrating just what it is that makes the Earth such a wonderful world. Classes … Read More

November 10th – World Science Day for Peace & Development UNESCO

31st Oct 2019News

Here at As Creatives we love most things about science but there’s surely nothing better than science as a force for peace and development. From the astronauts who “came in peace” when they first walked on the moon to the spread of worldwide infrastructures for clean water (it’s not perfect but we’re getting there), it’s … Read More

New! CSI: Rollercoaster – Exploring Forces in Context

1st Sep 2019News

Our CSI: Forces programme has proved so popular that we’ve responded to popular demand by creating a version set deep in the world of theme parks: CSI: Rollercoaster. Available in age-differentiated formats from Years 1 to 6, this immersive workshop contextualises forces, challenging pupils to use their existing scientific understanding and transfer it to new … Read More

Big Science! Whole School Science Days for the New Term

1st Sep 2019News, School Workshops

Designed to accommodate the whole of a two-form entry school in a single day, our Big Science Days provide the perfect way to get everyone thinking and talking about science. The days are intensely active – because, rather than offering “whizz-bang” experiments, our unique approach is to use techniques drawn from the worlds of drama … Read More

Our Top 5 Cross-Curricular Artists

1st Jul 2019News

We’re always looking for inspiration for cross-curricular learning and we’d like to share our five of our favourite artworks/artists that lend themselves brilliantly to this. 1) William Hogarth’s painting ‘Scenes from Shakespeare’s The Tempest’ provides a great starting point for discussion around how the characters might be lifted from page to stage. Did your pupils … 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

New! Science Workshops for KS1: CSI: Forces 

9th Mar 2019News

We’re delighted to announce that, after a successful pilot, we’ve a brand new science programme for KS1, available to everyone! Both building on what pupils already know and going beyond the curriculum, CSI: Forces challenges pupils to think about the Science of Rollercoasters, consider a tricky range of Push/Pull forces – then use their findings … Read More

British Science Week 2019 – Science Workshops for Primary and Secondary Schools

17th Oct 2018News, School Workshops

Celebrate British Science Week 2019 with one of our fantastic, hands-on, drama based, creative science workshops for primary and secondary schools. Rather than presenting big and colourful experiments, the sparks in our science workshops are ignited by the children’s creativity! And our drama-based approaches both cementing existing knowledge and introduce new concepts and content. Engaging and exciting workshops such as Interplanetary … Read More