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Creative Resilience and Philosophy for Children with Cubitt Artists

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Course (twilight)
Led by artist Sara Heywood and P4C facilitator Harriet Goodman, this hands-on session will give you practical tools and techniques to nurture children’s creative resilience and develop their growth mindset.

This session is part of 11 by 11 Culture Bank, delivered by Islington Cultural Enrichment and School Improvement teams.
Learning outcomes

  • Increased confidence in delivering art activities in the classroom, including working individually and collaboratively 

  • Gained skills and knowledge in drawing and 3D art activities

  • Explored fresh approaches to P4C, 

  • Ideas and activities for supporting children to develop a growth mindset

Additional information
Sara will lead you through a series of drawing and 3D art activities, designed to support children to experiment and take creative risks, both collaboratively and independently. Harriet will introduce Philosophy for Children-style reflections that support participants’ understanding of their emotional response to struggle, and how getting stuck is integral to creativity.

About Cubitt Artists

Cubitt is an artist-led co-operative built on a belief in the value of art and artists in society. Cubitt enables contemporary visual arts practice to thrive as a critical, peer-led activity. Cubitt Education works with artists, participants and partners to develop projects which take place in schools, care settings, youth hubs and other community organisations in Islington. We seek to build long-term relationships which are premised on shared interests and collective learning.
Course categories
School Improvement
Target Audience
KS1 Teachers / KS2 Teachers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Cubitt Artists, 8 Angel Mews
Course organised by
Cultural Enrichment Team
Event Trainers
Islington Cultural Enrichment
Internal cost
External cost
Start Date
Wednesday 18 March 2020
End Date
Wednesday 18 March 2020
16:00 - 18:00
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