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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.

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
 
Swashboggling activities for a creative Roald Dahl Day
 

At the Artis Foundation, we love Roald Dahl, particularly because of his creative use of language in all of his books. We want to share with you some activities to help you bring to life Roald Dahl’s magical world in your classroom, and explore texts using the performing arts.

13 Sep 2018
 
Back to School: an arty start!
 

We want to start back with a POW, with a bit of magic to get children thinking creatively and engaging with the syllabus. We want our new class to go into the year feeling excited about learning and working as a team. What better way to do that with some great introductory activities to start them off on the right foot? Read our top tips for a creative start to the new term…

01 Sep 2018
 
 
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