Lead Creative Schools
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We are delighted to have been selected as a Lead Creative School by the Arts Council of Wales.The Lead Creative Schools Scheme aims to promote new ways of working, with innovative and bespoke programmes of learning designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning.
The Lead Creative Schools Scheme works with schools to provide the creative people, skills and resources that are needed to help us address our priorities.
The scheme uses well developed teaching and learning techniques that are specifically designed to be practical and relevant to your real life curriculum demands. These techniques are informed by extensive research from around the world into what makes a high performing school.
Lead Creative Schools nurtures and develops the creativity of learners so that they achieve their potential, grow as well rounded individuals and are prepared with skills for life.
We want to make sure that in a rapidly changing world, our children and young people are able to meet the needs of the economy and to thrive within the increasingly competitive environment of day to day life.
The Lead Creative Schools Scheme allows Whitchurch Primary School to enter into a long-term programme which aims to support us to:
Funding for Lead Creative Schools comes from a £20 million budget allocated to support the implementation of Creative Learning through the Arts between 2015 and 2020. In total £10 million from Welsh Government has been allocated to match £10million in Lottery from the Arts Council of Wales.