For a second year, Addo is working as Creative Agents for 4 Schools in Wales, as part of the Arts Council of Wales’ Lead Creative School Scheme and is inviting calls from Creative Practitioners for projects at Ysgol Glan-y-Môr (Burry Port)Ysgol Bro Dinefwr (Llandeilo)Pembrey Primary School (Pembrey) and Ysgol Llandrillo-yn-Rhos (Colwyn Bay).  Further information about each opportunity and how to apply is outlined below.

 


Opportunity 1: Ysgol Glan-y-Môr

Ysgol Glan-y-Môr School, Heol Elfed, Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, SA16 0AL

Fee: £5,000 | Project Duration: July 2017 – April 2018 | Application Deadline: 09 July 2017

Ysgol Glan-y-Môr is inviting applications from Creative Practitioners (individuals / partnerships / studios / organisations) to work with a group of up to fifteen Year 8 pupils (girls and boys, aged 12-13 at Key Stage 3) around the theme of Global Citizenship to develop key skills that pupils will need for their Welsh Baccalaureate, namely: digital competency, problem solving & critical thinking, and creativity and innovation.  At this stage the brief is relatively open to allow for Creative Practitioners to work collaboratively with the Art Teacher and Drama Teacher and their learners to develop the project and its outcomes in more detail.

We welcome applications from Creative Practitioner(s) (including individuals, partnerships, teams, organisations or studios) of any discipline but the Creative Practitioner or a member of the Creative Practitioner Team must have a background of using digital technology/media creatively (e.g. moving image, film, animation, app development, music technology, graphics, computer game development, creative / digital media production).  The Creative Practitioner(s) must demonstrate a commitment to developing excellence in creative practice and an engaging and inspiring aptitude to working with others.

The Creative Practitioner Fee is £5,000 for 20 days work at a rate of £250/day, which may be shared between one or more practitioners.  We welcome team approaches.  There is an additional budget of £2,000 for reasonable travel expenses for the Creative Practitioner and for materials and other expenses towards the project, which will be agreed with the school on appointment.

For further information and details of how to apply, please download the brief here.

 


Opportunity 2: Ysgol Bro Dinefwr

Ysgol Bro Dinefwr, Heol Myrddin, Ffairfach, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 6PE

Budget: £5,000 | Project Duration: July 2017 – April 2018 | Application Deadline: 06 July 2017

Ysgol Bro Dinefwr is inviting applications from Creative Practitioners (individuals / partnerships / studios / organisations) to work with a group of up to twenty Year 8 pupils (girls and boys, aged 13-14 at Key Stage 3) to develop digital outcome(s) in response to issues/needs in the community/school/environment. The aim of the project is to improve pupils’ confidence and application of digital media in relation to the Digital Competency Framework. At this stage the brief is relatively open to allow for Creative Practitioners to work collaboratively with the IT Teacher and RE Teacher and their learners to develop the project and its outcomes in more detail.

We welcome applications from Creative Practitioner(s) (including individuals, partnerships, teams, organisations or studios) of any discipline but the Creative Practitioner or member of the Creative Practitioner Team must have a background of using digital technology/media creatively (e.g. moving image, film, animation, app development, music technology, graphics, computer game development, creative / digital media production). The Creative Practitioner(s) must demonstrate a commitment to developing excellence in creative practice and an engaging and inspiring aptitude when working with others.

The Creative Practitioner Fee is £5,000 for 20 Days work at a rate of £250/day, which may be shared between one or more practitioners. We welcome team approaches. There is an additional budget of £2,000 for reasonable travel expenses for the Creative Practitioner, materials and other expenses (e.g. trips) towards the project, which will be agreed with school on appointment.

For further information and details of how to apply, please download the brief here.

 


Opportunity 3: Pembrey Primary School

Pembrey Primary School, Ashburnham Road, Pembrey, SA16 0TP

Information to follow shortly …

 


Opportunity 4: Ysgol Llandrillo-yn-Rhos

Llandrillo-yn-Rhos County Primary, Elwy Road, Colwyn Bay LL28 4LX

Information to follow shortly …

 


More about the Lead Creative Schools Scheme

The Lead Creative Schools Scheme provides opportunities for schools to explore new and exciting creative approaches to teaching and learning across the curriculum, supporting them to address issues, important development priorities and the needs of learners. It aims to develop the creativity, aspirations and achievements of young people in Wales, opening up more opportunities for their future. It supports innovation and the development of long-term partnerships between schools and creative professionals. The Lead Creative Schools Scheme is funded by the Welsh Government and the Arts Council of Wales. Click here for more information.

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