The Creative School: Leading Cultural Learning

Have you read The Royal Opera House Bridge’s new publication, The Creative School: Leading Cultural Learning? It’s their latest report full of senior school leaders’ testimonies on strengthening creative and cultural learning in schools is a must for anyone working with young people across creative disciplines. It features schools from a range of phases across the Royal Opera House Bridge region, examining how heads and teachers have worked to embed the arts and culture in their schools.

“We at the Royal Opera House believe passionately in the power of cultural
learning to enliven, challenge, inspire and transform lives”, explains Alex Beard, Chief Executive at the Royal Opera House. “Schools are a crucial arena for children to engage with the arts and culture, yet we know that schools are finding it harder and harder to ensure that children have access to arts and cultural learning. It takes a courageous and visionary¬†headteacher to strengthen their arts offer in the current climate.”

The report includes case studies from schools across our region and details the positive outcomes of embedding more arts and cultural activities in a variety of educational settings. Download the full report in pdf format or visit the Royal Opera House website to explore many of their additional resources for schools and teachers.

Image – Playground mosaic at Wix & Wrabness Primary School, Essex featured in the report