Practical Primary Art: A Conference for All Schools
- 29th Jun 2021
- Early Years, Primary
- Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
- Lunch Not Included
- Refreshments Not Included
- From £30.00
We are delighted to invite you the next in our series of national conferences focused on primary art.
Focused on practical skills in art, the programme will be suitable for colleagues working in EYFS and primary schools.
Delegates can attend any or all of the sessions. Each is individually priced. When booking please indicate in the 'special requirements' box, which sessions you wish to attend
Colleagues attending all sessions only pay £120.00
9.30 - Welcome from Iain Simper, Director, Educere Consultancy Ltd
Workshop 1 £30 per delegate
9.40 - Lucy Turner leads a 60 min session Movement, Music and Mark Marking in EYFS and beyond.
Based on the award winning Early Years programme at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, this workshop explores how a Reggio Emilia inspired, play based, process led approach can actively encourage creative thinking, individual expression and confidence.
Join Lucy Turner (Early Years Producer at the Whitworth) and (Annabel Newfield, Early Years Movement & Play Specialist) for this practical workshop exploring movement, music and making marks.
Workshop 2 £30 per delegate (includes Session 5)
10.45 - Susan Coles leads a 15 minute session on What can you do with a piece of paper?
Workshop 3 £30 per delegate
11.05 - Honey Dearsley leads a 60 minute session on Origami from 'all angles'
FOCUS: Considering the application or Origami within STEAM subjects & Cross-curricula Origami through the act of folding and creating origami art; folding basics, model & modular makes,
MATHS: Applications – using origami as a mathematics teaching tool - measuring, angles, lengths, symmetry, scale, rotation, instructional language, sequencing, pattern, tessellating paper tiles, geometric constructions….
WELL-BEING: Mindful, develops hand-eye coordination, greater awareness in the moment, attention to detail, patience, perseverance, encourages peer support and fosters relationship building, reasoning & confidence.
Workshop 4 £30 per delegate
12.10 - Access Art lead a 60 minute session on warm-up exercises
Paula Biggs from AccessArt shares why warm-up exercises are so important in developing drawing and sketchbook skills, and are the perfect way to prepare the ground for new projects. Paula will introduce you to several invaluable warm-ups and share how you can embed them in your art teaching.
1.10 - Lunch
1.40 - Susan Coles leads a 30 minute session on TBC
Workshop 6 £40 per delegate
2.10 - Paul Carney leads a 90 minute session on Painting Skills
3.40 - close
Susan M Coles: Arts/Creativity/Cultural/Educational Consultant/Artist/Activist/coach/networker/trustee/past President of NSEAD/World Councillor for InSEA.
Paul Carney: a nationally recognised art consultant having delivered specialist art INSET CPD in schools across the UK and for the UK’s leading training providers. He is a board member for the NSEAD and runs his highly successful art website; paulcarneyarts.com which provides high quality teaching resources and advice to teachers around the world.
Lucy Turner: Lucy works at the Whitworth Art Gallery as Early Years Coordinator. Using art to inspire curiosity, promote wellbeing & make social change. Founder of award winning #StillParents & #whitworthplaytime
Paula Briggs: Paula studied sculpture at Norwich School of Art and later at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 Paula formed AccessArt with her colleague Sheila Ceccarelli. Paula is the CEO and Creative Director of AccessArt.
Honey Dearsley: UK Artist, Montessori & Primary Art Specialist, Family Workshops & Wellbeing Collaborator. "Stay Curious... Art Education Is For All"