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Infant School: Staff Workshop

This was a part of the project ‘Creative Disturbance’ at an Infant School in The Midlands.

This was a 2008 to 09 Coventry Creative Partnerships Project at an Infants School I co-led with 3D artist and sculptor Matt Shaw. It focused on developing practitioner understanding of creative-learning, as well as leading sessions collaboratively with the teachers to develop this.

It involved some teacher training sessions and we modelled approaches to integrated creativity by working with year 1 and 2 over several weeks.

During the project we used many different resources to demonstrate and provoke imaginative learning. I led some music-making sessions and we also made a ‘Potions Lab’ outside for year 1 and a ‘Construction Site’ outside for year 2.

This is one of the ‘teacher days’ where we offered a variety of resources to facilitate exploration, play and discussion about the proposed project.

More about this project…