Support for Schools

Schools play a vital role in ensuring that every child and young person has access to arts and cultural experiences. Our schools offer includes a range of support, professional development and opportunities that are designed to help schools develop fantastic creative education. Our schools offer has been designed to be relevant to all schools as well as to complement our support for schools on their Artsmark journey or those offering Arts Award.

CPD for Schools

We offer a wide range of free, online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) across settings and disciplines. These include one-off sessions and longer cohort programmes covering topics including: wellbeing and creativity; artform-specific CPD focusing on teacher skills; developing and delivering a diverse and creative curriculum.

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Fundraising Guidance

Lisa Jagger breaks down the grant application process into achievable steps in our no-nonsense toolkit, video tutorials, and series of live webinars on different aspects of funding for schools.

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Safeguarding and Quality in Online Resources

Read our Safeguarding and Quality guidance for working online with children and young people.

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A to Z Wellbeing Cards

“C is for Creativity…. and 29 other ways to nurture healthy young minds…”  is a creative and interactive resource designed by Jo Stockdale of Well Within Reach for teachers, practitioners, and young people themselves. Incorporating 26 ‘A-Z cards’ and 4 ‘wild cards’, they help everyone to work collaboratively together to strengthen children’s social and emotional wellbeing and competencies.

Download the ‘C is for Creativity’ Guidance Notes here

We will be launching the cards across schools from Summer 2021, but if you’d like to know more now, please get in touch with april@weareive.org.

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