Discover the joys of drawing and painting with Go Sketch

Go Sketch founder Emma Shannon

‘Is Talent a Myth?’ by Go Sketch founder Emma Shannon As a young child many of us loved art and would have easily picked up a crayon and started drawing with a sense of freedom and exploration. When I became a primary school teacher, I enjoyed seeing this same joy when children were given the […]

Resource bank showcases careers in the creative sector

careers - a team during the festival challenge

For students who wish to pursue a career in the creative industries, it can be difficult to see the relevance of studying subjects such as maths, English and science. So Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Burberry have teamed up to launch the latest FutureGoals careers resources which will help the region’s young people learn […]

More than 100 young artists shine at Stockport Grammar Art Competition

100 young artists at Stockport Grammar Art Competition

This year Stockport Grammar School’s Year Five Art Competition welcomed 113 entries from young artists from 16 local primary schools.  Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin and based around the theme of ‘self-portrait’, the young entrants showed off their creativity and imagination with a wide range of final pieces that included 2D and 3D artwork. Artists and […]

Careers advice for students looking to pursue work in the jewellery industry

A female student making jewellery - careers advice is offered in the article

From goldsmiths to CAD designers, read on as we look at the various career paths your students could follow to be involved with creating stunning pieces like wedding rings and necklaces. Employing over 55,000 people and made up of over 16,000 businesses, the UK jewellery industry could be one that your students find themselves working […]

KidZania London STEAMs into October

Kidzania STEAM event

Launching Friday 5 to Sunday 7 October, KidZania London – the indoor city run by kids at Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush – will be hosting an action-packed STEAM Week, inspiring kids to develop their skills across science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. With 2018 seeing the launch of the government’s Year of Engineering campaign, of which KidZania […]