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The Artis team, as well as a host of guest writers from across the industry discuss creativity, learning and wellbeing, and advise readers on how they can use music, drama and movement to explore the core curriculum in schools.

Exercising the creative muscle
 

“Whether it’s a fitness goal, a work achievement, a promise to be more environmentally friendly, or a pledge to your personal wellbeing: commitment and dedication is the best way to create lasting change. In the same way that you need to undertake regular physical exercise to build and stretch muscles, we need to engage children with the arts on a regular basis to really see the impact it can have and create deep long-lasting transformation.”

15 Jan 2019
 
Crackers and Creativity : Festive Activities for the Classroom
 

The festive season is upon us so we’ve got some fun and festive Artis activities for those last few days of term before the winter break.

18 Dec 2018
 
Fundraising for your school
 

The squeeze in school budgets means that more schools are having to look further afield to other income streams for alternative sources of funding for necessary provisions. If you are looking for grant funding for your school then here are some of our tips for funding applications.

10 Dec 2018 Artis Music
 
Pupil Premium and creative arts provision
 

Artis attended the Pupil Premium Westminster Insight Conference along with 150 delegates from schools and trusts across the country. Find out how Artis can support Pupil Premium objectives through creativity.

28 Nov 2018
 
Looking back on a year of success
 

Journalist Tom Barnes reports on Mind the Arts Gap: Creative learning for whole school wellbeing, the Artis Foundation’s first anniversary celebration event and the launch of their Annual Report.

07 Nov 2018
 
Remember, remember the fifth of November…
 

This Bonfire Night we’ve pulled together some creative classroom activities to tell the story of Guy Fawkes and use movement and music to create fantastic firework pieces.

05 Nov 2018
 
Funded Opportunity for Milton Keynes Schools
 

Artis and MK Cultural Education Partnership (MKCEP) seeks ten Milton Keynes primary schools to participate in a creative and cultural training programme for teachers which focuses on mental health and wellbeing in the classroom.

30 Oct 2018
 
Mind the arts gap
 

To mark our first anniversary as a charity, we are hosting a special evening of discussions, ideas and celebration for our partner schools and supporters, and anyone interested in our work. The theme for the event is Mind the Arts Gap – Creative learning for whole-school wellbeing. We know that […]

25 Oct 2018
 
10 reasons why Artis’ creative programmes support schools
 

Our Artis programmes are designed to give school’s high quality, creative sessions that support children’s learning, wellbeing and creativity. Here are our top 10 reasons why Artis creative programmes support schools.

23 Oct 2018
 
Creative ways to teach poetry
 

This National Poetry Day, we are celebrating by giving you some creative ideas and approaches for teaching poetry through music, drama and movement. So whether it’s Michael Rosen, Shakespeare, Carol Ann Duffy or Dr Seuss – these ideas can be adapted to suit them all…

04 Oct 2018
 
 
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