Browsing Archive: July, 2019

Bring creativity back!

Posted by kate Poels on Sunday, July 21, 2019,
This half term I have thoroughly enjoyed going into classrooms with a very talented artist to have fun with some year 4 and 5 children as part of a research study with Oxford Brookes and the University of Reading.

Anyone who has a knowledge of the workings of a primary classroom will know that gradually, year on year, the creativity is being sucked out of the timetable as more and more is expected of the teaching staff and children from an increasingly structured curriculum. 

It frightens me a...
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Browsing Archive: July, 2019

Bring creativity back!

Posted by kate Poels on Sunday, July 21, 2019,
This half term I have thoroughly enjoyed going into classrooms with a very talented artist to have fun with some year 4 and 5 children as part of a research study with Oxford Brookes and the University of Reading.

Anyone who has a knowledge of the workings of a primary classroom will know that gradually, year on year, the creativity is being sucked out of the timetable as more and more is expected of the teaching staff and children from an increasingly structured curriculum. 

It frightens me a...
Continue reading ...