Creative CPD and INSETs for the New School Year

19th 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

Shakespeare Week 2023 – School Workshops and Visits

1st May 2022News, School Workshops

Celebrate Shakespeare in your school during Shakespeare Week – 20- 26th March 2023, with an interactive drama-based workshop, available to schools throughout the UK and beyond. Teacher CPD workshops also available!  William Shakespeare is now firmly back on the national curriculum – but he’s never actually been away. Everyone knows his face and the names … Read More

Jackson’s Visit to The British School Warsaw

31st Aug 2019News

As staff at The British School Warsaw gathered the end of August to prepare for the start of a new term, Jackson joined twenty two EYFS teachers and teaching assistants to lead a CPD day exploring the possibilities of Outdoor Learning. This was Jackson’s first ever visit to Poland – and here, couched in the … Read More

Jackson’s Trip to Denmark’s International School of Billund

23rd Aug 2018News

One of the many joys of working with as creatives is that I get to see and sample parts of the world I might never otherwise visit. And not just the UK (although we’ve been to all four corners – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), but internationally, too. So, having already run two as … Read More

Teacher Training Courses and Universities

1st Jul 2018School Workshops, Teacher CPD

We have been providing high quality, creative and experiential learning programmes for trainee and newly qualified teachers since 2010. As when working with children and young people, our aim is to deliver learning experiences that are both meaningful and enjoyable – and feedback from participants tells us that we succeed in this.What Makes Us Different?It’s … 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

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

Creative Learning CPD Twilight Workshops for Teachers at Baltic Creative Campus

6th Dec 2017News, School Workshops, Teacher CPD

Get inspired and develop new skills by participating in hands-on activities that promote creative approaches to teaching and learning. These exciting CPD sessions, which will take place in one of Liverpool’s most innovative spaces, the Baltic Creative Campus, draw on approaches used in four of our most successful maths, literacy, science and visual arts programmes. Everything you’ll experience can be … 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

Teacher CPD: Using Your Voice to Maximise Learning and Behaviour

6th Sep 2017School Workshops

A teacher’s voice is, suggests Philip Parkin, General Secretary of the Professional Association, one of the main tools for supporting behaviour and learning.” But at the same time, research in the UK, Europe, America and Australia indicates that teachers are up to five times more likely than other workers to experience voice-related health problems – … Read More

Ways into Shakespeare Teacher Training Days

2nd Jan 2017News, School Workshops

Our popular Shakespeare CPD for teachers will equip you with a number of easy-to-use ‘ways into’ Shakespeare that you can take back and start using in the classroom the very next day! This highly engaging and experiential training day explores ways of using Shakespeare to develop pupils’ understanding of text through speculating, hypothesising and exploring … Read More