Making for Progression

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This session will explore why making is important in primary education. Join the AccessArt Team and a dynamic line up of artists and teachers who will share best practices and demonstrate how making supports children’s creativity, learning, and wellbeing. 

Thursday 4th March
16.00 – 18.00 GMT

Paula Briggs, Creative Director AccessArt
Welcome and Introduction

Debbie Arnett,  Ruardean Primary
Why we need to believe in the importance of making. 

Drawing & Making Activity: 
During the session we will be running an ongoing making challenge. Please collect the following materials:

  • A variety of scraps of cardboard, paper

  • Tape

  • Pencils

  • A short twig or wooden kebab stick

  • Scissors

Anna Campbell, Linton Heights Junior School
From TA to Art Lead: A Progression in Making Case Study

Mandy Barrett, Gomersal Primary School
Making: what does the curriculum say? How can we explore/elevate/translate this and make this possible in the classroom  

Rachel Thompson, AccessArt
Design through making in practice. 
Set design as vehicle for connecting other curriculum areas.

Paula Briggs, AccessArt
AccessArt Progression Plan, Manifesto for Making, Brilliant Makers

Share outcomes, questions

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