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 their families visited Stockport Grammar School for an exhibition evening which showcased their work.

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 in. But, have they considered the different roles in the sector? Here is some careers advice you could give to your students about working in the jewellery industry…

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.

By Charlotte Baldwin, Operations Manager at IQ Cards

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Tuesday 25 July 2017

A Northumberland first school has commissioned a pottery painting expert to ensure that their values and ethos will be on display to pupils, staff and visitors.

Lorna Watkinson from Warkworth set up her business, Rainbow Pottery Painting in 2012 after taking her redundancy from the corporate world of advertising. Her business has gone from strength to strength after seeing success across schools in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.

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Wednesday 26 October 2016

Art of Technology Schools competition shows dramatic changes in kids’ creative thinking as technology embeds deeper 

 

A national UK study into children’s attitudes to technology has provided clear evidence that children are incorporating computing into their individual inner worlds and have found another way of playing and imagining which accommodates the change.

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The detrimental consequences of government policy on art, craft and design education have been exposed by the findings of The National Society for Education in Art and Design Survey Report 2015-16 to be launched at the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education at 4pm on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

Commenting ahead of NSEAD’s report launch, Sharon Hodgson MP, Chair of the All- Party Parliamentary Group for Art, Craft and Design in Education, said:

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