Art & Craft

  • Oxford school to exhibit art at Christ Church Cathedral for Unity Week

    By Jonathan Swift on January 11, 2017
    Oxford-based day and boarding school Rye St Antony is preparing for a creative start to the new year with a huge art project in collaboration with Christ Church Cathedral. Work is already well under way for the Year 5 pupils under the direction of the school’s Head of Art and Design, Jenny White. For the Week of Prayer for Unity […]
  • Calling all primary schools: The search is on for a new Mr Men or Little Miss character

    By Jonathan Swift on May 19, 2016
    Children with Cancer UK, the national charity dedicated to research into childhood cancer, has partnered with Mister Men Ltd to launch a series of Mr Men themed challenges for primary schools across the country to raise funds for the charity. The challenges give students of all ages the opportunity to make their own unique contribution to the iconic series and […]
  • Free Christmas giveaway of Avery’s Sticky Stuff for Schools range

    By Jonathan Swift on November 26, 2014
    Avery, the world’s largest manufacturer of customisable labels, is giving schools nationwide the chance to trial a number of products from its Sticky Stuff for Schools range for free. As part of the Ambassador Schools initiative, teachers will be sent an assortment of resources, which they can use to transform their classrooms into vibrant learning environments, and even to create […]
  • Design the backpack of the Future and your school could win a cash prize of £250 and a Marathon Back pack Goodie bag!!!

    By Education Today on October 8, 2014
    Ten lucky runners up will also receive a Marathon Backpack Goodie bag of their choice. To be in with a chance of winning, all pupils have to do is draw a design of how they think school bags may look in the year 2039! Entries can be as simple or as detailed as desired, and may be created using anything […]
  • CREATE!’s positive impact on autism

    By Jonathan Swift on April 23, 2014
    17 year old Alexander Fox-Robinson from Pembroke School, Brecon was the overall winner in the 2D category in last year’s CREATE! Art For Autism competition, with his piece Visage Pica. Speaking about his work, Alexander said that his main inspiration for the artwork was: “The way an old man was captured roughly with spaced mark marking.” Throughout the competition and […]
  • UK Creative Industry must do more to avoid future skills gap warns Arts Institution

    By Education Today on April 15, 2014
    According to research published this week, many of the UK’s young people don’t feel they have the confidence to pursue a career in the creative industries. Of the 56% of 14-24 year olds that said they won’t be pursuing a creative career, well over a quarter (27%) said they wouldn’t be doing so because they lack the required confidence. The […]
  • James Butler opens new Centre for the Visual Arts at St Albans School

    By Education Today on January 14, 2013
    James Butler MBE RA, one of the world’s foremost figurative sculptors, has opened a new Centre for the Visual Arts at St Albans School, a major development made possible by the school’s recent purchase of Aquis Court and the support of the St Albans School Foundation. The new centre, which occupies a wing of Aquis Court, comprises four spacious studios […]
  • Express yourself with Pentel Arts!

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Comment by Adam Smith, Product Marketing Executive Pentel has been manufacturing and selling art and craft materials for more than 60 years, when the company started selling school supplies such as brush pens, crayons and oil pastels. Today, students of all ages can choose from a variety of wonderful products, made from quality materials and available in brilliant colours. The […]
  • Primary schools get creative to win £500 customised stationery

    By Education Today on July 17, 2012
    Duraweld, one of the UK’s leading producers of customised presentation, packaging and printed products is inviting Primary School pupils to get creative by decorating a ring binder to win a £500 prize for their school. Feedback shows that the compostable, natural board ring binders from Duraweld, are perfect for pupils graffiti-style doodlings. Students are being asked to use their imagination […]
  • Schools urged to doodle their bit for epilepsy charity

    By Education Today on January 23, 2012
    Schools across the country are being encouraged to put pen to paper as part of National Doodle Day. The event, on Friday 2 March, raises money for UK charity Epilepsy Action. Pupils and teachers will join celebrity scribblers including Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park, David Cameron, Miranda Hart, Joanna Lumley and Rolf Harris by taking part in the event. […]