Growing Aspirations – Working with a Whole Community

13th Sep 2011Case Studies

Children, parents and staff from two secondaries and seven primaries – not to mention a whole host of local organisations – worked with as creatives when we were asked by Knowsley Council to design, deliver and record an innovative community engagement programme related to the first of their flagship Centres for Learning – Christ the … Read More

Case Study: Building a New Kind of School

13th Sep 2011Case Studies

With Gatecacre’s move to a new school not much more than twelve months away, the school’s Senior Leadership Team were keen to engage staff in exploring the exciting opportunities the new build would offer for working in different ways with both space and time. This is where as creatives came in – commissioned to research, … Read More

Case Study: IAG Ambassadors – Raising Aspirations at Newton High

13th Sep 2011Case Studies

Our third year supporting Newton High School saw us developing IAG Ambassadors, a programme in which a cohort of Year 9 students and their teachers worked together to explore the worlds of imagination, advice and guidance. After challenging their own aspirations, looking beyond the expected, the students considered what they would need to do to … Read More

Case Study: Beechwood Primary School – Creating Digital Artworks

2nd Sep 2011Case Studies, School Workshops

Children at Beechwood Primary School became real life graphic designers and illustrators. Staff and students creatively used the industry standard software Adobe Photoshop Elements and Apple computers during the programme. Children across Key Stage 2 worked with as creative’s Kate Pankhurst (who regularly uses Photoshop to create published children’s books) and Simon McKeown (who uses … Read More

Case Study: Sustainable Science Explorations with Runcorn All Saints Primary

1st Sep 2011Case Studies, School Workshops

Working closely with Year 1, 5 and 6 teachers, Sustainable Science combined science, literacy, numeracy and learning outside the classroom as the children recreated flood plains and volcanoes in scientific experiments and replanted and tended the school’s vegetable plots. After creating short plays about the impacts of natural and human-made disasters, the children put their … Read More