September 27, 2017

Understanding school financing

Our Collaborative Learning series swings back into action after the summer break, with another One about the Money session at Redbridge Drama Centre with guest expert Andrew Scott, Schools Business Manager… read more

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July 5, 2017

Celebrate creativity in east London schools at the 2017 Creative Schools Symposium!

We’re delighted to invite teachers and cultural leaders to celebrate and champion creativity in east London schools at the 2017 Creative Schools Symposium, taking place at Stratford Circus Arts Centre on 17 November… read more


May 4, 2017

Insights from Creative Schools brokerage: One year in

In our continuing exploration of What Schools Want? we reflect on learning from the first year of our schools brokerage offer to East London Schools with insights from our Creative Schools… read more

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March 29, 2017

Social Return on Investment

In our latest Collaborative Learning session, East London cultural partners explored Social Return on Investment analyses with Lizzie Trotter from MB Associates. In the second of two sessions exploring Social… read more

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February 16, 2017

Projects a-bubbling in East London…

Our Creative Schools Partnerships Coordinator Bex outlines a few of the highlights from the nearly 30 projects currently being developed across our network of 50+ East London culture and education… read more

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February 14, 2017

Supporting schools on the Artsmark journey

We kicked of our first Collaborative Learning session of 2017 by exploring Artsmark and opportunities for cultural organisations and arts practitioners to support schools on the Artsmark journey. Speakers from Arts… read more

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January 27, 2017

Get involved in Creative Schools Artsmark!

Support your school on the Artsmark journey with local links into East London’s incredible creative opportunities. Over the past year Creative Schools has brought 160+ arts and education organisations together to explore… read more


January 23, 2017

A look back at 2016…

As we launch into a new year and a new school term it’s a great time to reflect on all the amazing teachers, cultural leaders, arts practitioners and young people… read more


January 13, 2017

Building STEAM in East London

East London schools are putting the ‘A’ in STEAM Creative Schools was designed to support school improvement needs through East London’s incredible arts and cultural opportunities. Over the past year… read more


December 20, 2016

Measuring impact in the arts

For our last Collaborative Learning session of 2016, East London cultural partners explored approaches to measuring impact across the arts with Seva Phillips and James Doeser. In the first of… read more

Creative Schools is supported by A New Direction, with funding from Arts Council England through Bridge funds, and is part of the London Cultural Education Challenge, an ambitious £900,000 three year programme designed to bring about a step-change in Cultural Education and young people’s cultural engagement in London.

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