Project Preparation

Before going into the school today, I did some preparation for our printmaking session. I knew it was important to keep it as simple as possible, but for the children to have the chance to try a few different printing methods. I collected some dried leaves in the park to use for mono prints, and … Continue reading Project Preparation

Collaboration: Week Three

One of the main priorities the school has for their Victorian project is to increase collaboration skills in the class, as well as the other Creative Habits of Mind  (Imaginative, Inquisitive, Persistent, and Disciplined). As the creative practitioner working with the teacher and class over five weeks, I have tried to make the activities as … Continue reading Collaboration: Week Three

Dance and Film: Cynefin – Week Five

This week, dancer, actor and teacher, June Campbell-Davies came in to work with the children on our Cynefin Project along with Marcus and Nick from Redbrck Production Company. Following introductions, June told the class about her parents' experience of coming from Grenada in the West Indies to the UK post-war, part of a Dance Troupe … Continue reading Dance and Film: Cynefin – Week Five