‘Embedding Arts, Culture and Heritage in your Curriculum’.

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The Leeds Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP)* in partnership with YITSA and Noctua 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.

A briefing meeting for Headteachers and Senior Leaders took place in November. This meeting included a presentation from Susan Aykin, HMI and National Lead for Visual and Performing Arts. Susan spoke on the importance of a broad and balanced curriculum with particular reference to the Arts.

Session 2: ‘Embedding Arts, Culture and Heritage in your Curriculum’.
A Creative Curriculum Design Workshop for Heads and Curriculum Leaders will take place on Friday 14th June 2019, from 9.00am - 1.00pm at The Carriageworks, Leeds.
Aimed at headteachers and curriculum leaders, this event will explore how to adapt and design a curriculum which embeds arts, culture and heritage. The day will include case studies presented by schools and arts practitioners which will explore different approaches and models of delivery to meets the needs of pupils. This session also includes a small ‘marketplace’ of arts and cultural providers who can support your school and signpost you to resources and opportunities.

The cost of the Session is: £52.99. Tickets are available on Eventbrite -  Creative Curriculum Design Workshop   (Headteachers/Curriculum Leaders)    

Session 3: A Conference for Classroom Practitioners
Friday 14th June 2019, from 9am – 3.30pm 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.
The cost of the day is: £58.23. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Tickets are available on Eventbrite -  An Arts, Culture and Heritage Conference (Teachers)

* 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: 15/02/2019
Audience: Head teachers and Teachers
Contact: Sue Alexander

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