Case Study: Personification Poetry

11th Aug 2017Case Studies

Having delivered poetry workshops for West Derby School last summer term I was delighted to be asked back again this July to support the students in celebrating the school’s International Week. An average sized, boys’ secondary school, West Derby had chosen Nepal as the theme for their celebration in 2013 but this year, rather than … Read More

Case Study: Building a Geodesic Science Dome at St John Bosco

2nd Aug 2017Case Studies

St John Bosco is an Arts specialist college, so it is no surprise that they value arts activities and outcomes. Our geodesic domes are rather impressive both in structure and in size, so one can make a brilliant way to display work done by students, both individually and as a finished collaborative artwork in itself. … Read More

Case Study: Outdoor Learning Trails – Learning Outside the Classroom

23rd Aug 2016Case Studies

With more and more schools looking for meaningful ways of using their outdoor areas as learning areas,  our range of tailor-made Outdoor Learning Trails is proving ever-more popular. Providing engaging and multi-sensory approaches in Maths, Literacy and Science, they have been designed to meet all budgets and are developed to support your particular needs and … Read More

Case Study: Exploring the 5Rs at St Mary’s College

10th Dec 2015Case Studies

When students are working hard towards their GCSEs it’s easy for them to forget why they are taking them in the first place. It’s all about preparing them for the future of course, and to give them the best opportunities and as much choice as possible as they reach the end of this phase of … Read More

Case Study: Creative Approaches to Conferences

12th Mar 2015Case Studies, News

We have a great track record in designing and delivering conferences that take creative approaches to sharing experiences and extending learning – conferences that engage delegates as active participants rather than as passive consumers. In the past, these have included conferences for teachers (KS4 in Context), young people (My Space, Our Space) and cultural organisations … Read More

Case Study: Black History Month

29th Oct 2014Case Studies

UK schools have been celebrating Black History Month since 1987 – and we were delighted to take part this year in the work being undertaken by Someries Infants in Luton. Year 1 and 2 children had been looking at the lives and achievements of two pioneers in their fields – Mary Seacole (nursing) and Matthew … Read More

Case Study: World Book Day and Shaking Up Shakespeare

7th Sep 2014Case Studies

We first met the Beacon Primary in Liverpool when the school’s Assistant Headteacher booked onto one of our own Teacher CPD Days: Twenty Ways into Shakespeare. She clearly enjoyed – and valued – the experience, because, a little while later, we were invited to visit the school on World Book Day – to work with Years … Read More