Practical Primary Art: A Conference for All Schools

  • 4th Nov 2021
  • Online
  • Art
  • Spaces
  • Early Years, Primary
  • Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
  • Partner Schools Save 50%
  • Affiliate Schools Save 25%
  • Non-members 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 single piece of paper? Pre-recorded

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

Workshop 5

1.40 - Susan Coles leads a 30 minute session on PHOTOMONTAGE. You will need scissors, glue stick and an assortment of magazines and newspapers plus PDF of images which will be emailed for you to print off. Context, artists, creation of an artwork- all will be achieved. Pre-recorded

Workshop 6 £45 per delegate

2.10 - Paul Carney leads a 90 minute session on Painting Skills

3.40 - close

About the Programme Leader

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; 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"

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4th Nov 2021
09:30am - 03:40pm