Embedding Arts, Culture and Heritage in your Curriculum’

To be completed by: Sun 30 Jun 2019

Time: -Sun 30 Jun 2019 | Venue:

The Leeds Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP)* in partnership with Noctua and YITSA teaching schools are hosting a programme of events with a focus on ‘Embedding Arts, Culture and Heritage in your Curriculum’.

Spanning three events over this academic year, the programme aims to support schools to consider how they might enrich their curriculum and broaden pupil experience by engaging with the arts, culture and heritage offer in Leeds and beyond.  


Session 1:  A Briefing Meeting for Headteachers and Senior Leaders

Tuesday 27th November from 8.30am - 11.00am at the Discovery Centre

This briefing meeting will include a Skyped presentation from Susan Aykin, HMI and National Lead for Visual and Performing Arts. In response to recent announcements from Ofsted, Susan will be speaking on the importance of a broad and balanced curriculum with particular reference to the Arts. Susan will answer your questions provided in advance and taken from the floor. (If you have any questions please submit them now!) In addition, there will be an opportunity to hear from local school leaders on how and why they deliver an arts rich curriculum. To book a place please email admin@noctuateachingschool.org.uk


Session 2: A Creative Curriculum Design Workshop for Heads and Curriculum Leaders

Friday 1st March 2019, timing TBC at Leeds City Museum

Aimed at heads and curriculum leaders, this event explores how to adapt and design a curriculum which embeds arts, culture and heritage within your curriculum:

  • How do you ensure curriculum coverage?
  • What does progression look like?
  • Who can help you deliver this curriculum?
  • What evidence will you get?
  • How does your curriculum influence and support attainment in the core subjects?
  • This session also includes a ‘marketplace’ of arts and cultural providers who can support your school.

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Session 3: A Conference for Classroom Practitioners

Friday 14th June 2019, timing TBC at the Carriageworks

‘An Arts, Culture and Heritage Curriculum in Leeds’

This exciting day will include practical hands on workshops delivered by a number of experienced arts, culture and heritage providers. Covering different art forms including art, music, dance and drama, this will be a great opportunity to upskill teachers and raise awareness of the local support available.

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Programme Cost: Session 1 is free. £130 per person to attend Session 2 and 3.

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For bookings and more information, please contact yorkshireinclusivetsa@eastsilc.org

* The Leeds Local Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP) was established in September 2017 in response to Arts Council England’s Cultural Education Challenge. The partnership has a wide membership and brings together arts, cultural, educational and community organisations and the local authority to ensure a joined-up arts and cultural offer for children and young people.


Published: 26/11/2018
Audience: Headteachers
Contact: Yorkshire Inclusive TSA

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