Creative Learning blog:
We are all learning and we love learning together. We collaborate with schools, usually in long term partnerships, to help them serve their students better. This work is usually made bespoke but there are favourite projects that continue to be in demand. We also help train teachers and share our experiences with university students. A small fraction of these projects are highlighted here, many more can be found in the archive.
- A Tour Of The IndusWe’re coming to the culmination of our first Schools River Tours project with St. Matthews Primary School. Children have been exploring The Indus and learning about its people, its history […]
- The View From The Stage
The Classroom Stage has been a two-year programme with have run supported by the Paul Hamlyn Teacher Development Fund. One of the fund’s priorities is that “all those involved are positioned as learners”. This includes Stan’s Cafe Associate Artists who were partnered one to each of our ten schools.
Here Carys Jones reflects on her own journey working as an Artist on The Classroom Stage with Years 3, 5 and 6 at St Gerard’s Catholic Primary School.
- Birmingham Blitz: A Creative Collaboratives ProjectYear 4 have just made and performed Birmingham Blitz, a theatre show about World War 2 with an eye to local history, involving some design technology skills and a bit […]
- A Teacher For Our FriendsWe are looking for a talented teacher/theatre maker who is excited by the chance to teach two or three terms of drama with our friends at Saltley Academy in East […]
- Creative Learning Review 2022Here Dave Howard, our Creative Learning Producer talks you through the projects Stan’s Cafe has worked on with schools this year (2022). We gave him a 5 minute challenge but […]