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Z-arts is dedicated to inspiring young people to use creativity to reach their potential. Our Education programme offers both pupils and teachers a fresh and original approach to learning We provide bespoke packages that encourage creativity across the curriculum, helping you to achieve your learning outcomes throughout both Primary and Secondary settings Curriculum enrichment Do you have a topic you would like to bring to life with the arts? We use visual art, music, dance and drama to enrich curriculum topics. Afterschool workshops Anything from street dance to drumming! Cultural Diversity We work with artists from all around the world, through many bespoke programme and Black History Month. Arts Weeks From arts tasters to themed weeks whether by art form or curriculum area. Big Imaginations programme Seasonal Children’s Theatre programme with supporting educational workshops. Artist Master Classes. Professional artists available to work across wide range of art forms to support any project request for visual art, music, dance, drama and media. Creative Writing In collaboration with MMU Writing School, work with professionals to excite and ignite inspiring writing programmes with your students. Special Educational Needs Work with Z-arts to design bespoke programmes tailored to young people with additional needs. Creative Learning at Z-arts Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification that introduces young people to the arts through creative sessions. It can help to build confidence, encourage young people to engage with cultural activities and provide them with a qualification. Z-arts is a recognised Arts Award Centre with trained Arts Award Advisors. We are offering creative support for schools wishing to run the ‘Discover & Explore Arts Award’ as well as Bronze and Silver. Projects can be delivered for a whole class and can incorporate your desired curriculum area. Artsmark is delivered by Trinity College and is a flag ship programme to highlight excellent cultural and art engagement within primary and secondary schools, further education colleges and youth justice settings We are a keen supporter of Arts Mark as it provides education settings with a stamp of approval of excellent arts engagement by developing and celebrating arts provision in their community. Working with Z-arts on an educational programme will allow schools to apply for Arts Mark status. http://www.artsmark.org.uk/ Arts Award / Arts Mark You can now become a Z-arts Bright Spark School, by enrolling in a creative arts membership allowing Z-arts to commit to your school over an academic year. Having established itself as a ‘creative space for young people’ over the last decade through successful arts projects across Manchester, Z-arts are expanding their education engagement further to create bespoke cultural partnerships. By being a Bright Spark School, Z-arts will offer an annual membership which benefits your students by providing a creative, engaging and innovative look at learning. The focus of such a cultural partnership is about offering high quality cultural and artistic opportunities to children and young people in school. As one of Manchester City Councils Strategic Cultural Organisations, we have created a great reputation for providing such platforms, allowing young people from all backgrounds to access regular activity. It is also about a commitment to the school to provide high quality learning by an arts organisation with a proven track record of inspiring creativity with children and families. Our activities aim to provide young people with improved confidence, self esteem and raise aspirations for the future. Open out the leaflet to plan your Bright Spark School membership For more information contact the Education Team education@z-arts.org Be a Bright Spark School Inspiring Creativity Bright Ideas for Schools Z-arts is leading Big Imaginations! A region-wide group of 16 venues and promoters dedicated to bringing brilliant children’s theatre to the North West. From grand auditoriums to rural village halls and everything in between, our mission is to spark the imagination of children aged 0-12 with the wonder of theatre. Big Imaginations makes the children’s theatre offer across the North West bigger, better and more affordable. What does this mean for you? • Access to some of the leading children’s theatre companies • Reasonable priced tickets with free tickets for teachers in a group booking. Visit www.zarts.org/big-imaginations for the latest school shows Big Imaginations Z-arts can offer bespoke packages to help make the transition from year 6 to year 7 easier for the children, their family and your school. Z-arts have an excellent track record in working with both secondary and primary schools using creative projects to bring out the best in students. Z-arts will work with you to build a programme involving the primary and secondary classes including student buddies/mentors and a team of artists to deliver an innovative project that helps integrate students and build supportive relationships between year groups. The programme will take place in the high school so pupils get to visit the ‘new’ school and that at least 2 feeder schools visit the High School at the same time so the groups can be mixed. We encourage creative activities that include a sharing within the high school environment so the pupils associate success with the new education environment. The transition project will help: • Pupils settle successfully into high school and regularly attend school. • Pupils feel safe and supported in their new environment. • Pupils to access Z-arts regular programme of activity to continue with creative activities. • Pupils develop self-confidence and successfully deal with significant changes and challenges. • The families of pupils to get involved with the transition from primary to secondary. Transition Z-arts work with industry professionals and many exciting companies across multiple art forms, which allow us to offer exiting CPD for the education sector. Why not come along to Z-arts and explore how creativity can cross over into every day teaching in the classroom. CPD1: Creativity and the Curriculum Pick an art form from our extensive list of specialism’s and link it to an area of curriculum you want to explore. Z-arts will work with professional artists to design a bespoke programme that will examine the use of creative techniques that can transfer back into the classroom. CPD2: Digital Media in the Classroom Harness the power of new technology when planning your lessons. This CPD will allow teachers to discover online and handheld platforms that can excite learning with their students. Fact finding with digital treasure hunts, film making in the classroom and photography in the play ground. CPD3: Behaviour Management and the Arts How can creativity unlock a young person’s potential? Exploring a variety of creative tools that will empower teachers to try new ways of interacting and communicating with hard to reach pupils in their class room. CPD with Z-arts Bright Spark Teachers Forum Bright Spark Teachers Forum is an opportunity to network, learn and develop ideas with teachers and arts professionals from Manchester and beyond. It is a platform for teachers to discuss and share ideas that enrich their curriculum and extra curricula activities. It will also provide the time to initiate bespoke programmes for your school that are both creative and educational for your students. As part of the evening teachers will take part in: An update from Z-arts on current and future programmes of activity Updates on local community initiatives for children and families Open Space Discussion tailored around ‘Hot Topics’ Short creative technique workshop Feedback and refreshments A ticket to an event Bright Spark Teachers Forum is a vehicle to inspire teachers to continue to engage with Arts and Culture as a principal way to enrich learning and experiences in and out of school. As part of the events we will be asking teachers to help guide our future programming and influence our strategy for schools engagement throughout the year. Meetings occur once a term. If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to be added to our Forum group please contact our Education Team on education@z-arts.org or call 0161 232 6098. THIRDS209 Education Pin Up.indd 1 13/11/14 19:25:11
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  • Z-arts is dedicated to inspiring young people to use creativity to reach their potential. Our Education programme offers both pupils and teachers a fresh and original approach to learningWe provide bespoke packages that encourage creativity across the curriculum, helping you to achieve your learning outcomes throughout both Primary and Secondary settings

    Curriculum enrichment Do you have a topic you would like to bring to life with the arts? We use visual art, music, dance and drama to enrich curriculum topics.

    Afterschool workshops Anything from street dance to drumming!

    Cultural Diversity We work with artists from all around the world, through many bespoke programme and Black History Month.

    Arts Weeks From arts tasters to themed weeks whether by art form or curriculum area.

    Big Imaginations programme Seasonal Childrens Theatre programme with supporting educational workshops.

    Artist Master Classes. Professional artists available to work across wide range of art forms to support any project request for visual art, music, dance, drama and media.

    Creative Writing In collaboration with MMU Writing School, work with professionals to excite and ignite inspiring writing programmes with your students.

    Special Educational Needs Work with Z-arts to design bespoke programmes tailored to young people with additional needs.

    Creative Learning at Z-arts

    Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification that introduces young people to the arts through creative sessions.

    It can help to build confidence, encourage young people to engage with cultural activities and provide them with a qualification. Z-arts is a recognised Arts Award Centre with trained Arts Award Advisors.

    We are offering creative support for schools wishing to run the Discover & Explore Arts Award as well as Bronze and Silver. Projects can be delivered for a whole class and can incorporate your desired curriculum area.

    Artsmark is delivered by Trinity College and is a flag ship programme to highlight excellent cultural and art engagement within primary and secondary schools, further education colleges and youth justice settings

    We are a keen supporter of Arts Mark as it provides education settings with a stamp of approval of excellent arts engagement by developing and celebrating arts provision in their community. Working with Z-arts on an educational programme will allow schools to apply for Arts Mark status. http://www.artsmark.org.uk/

    Arts Award / Arts Mark

    You can now become a Z-arts Bright Spark School, by enrolling in a creative arts membership allowing Z-arts to commit to your school over an academic year. Having established itself as a creative space for young people over the last decade through successful arts projects across Manchester, Z-arts are expanding their education engagement further to create bespoke cultural partnerships.

    By being a Bright Spark School, Z-arts will offer an annual membership which benefits your students by providing a creative, engaging and innovative look at learning. The focus of such a cultural partnership is about offering high quality cultural and artistic opportunities to children and young people in school. As one of Manchester City Councils Strategic Cultural Organisations, we have created a great reputation for providing such platforms, allowing young people from all backgrounds to access regular activity.

    It is also about a commitment to the school to provide high quality learning by an arts organisation with a proven track record of inspiring creativity with children and families. Our activities aim to provide young people with improved confidence, self esteem and raise aspirations for the future.

    Open out the leaflet to plan your Bright Spark School membership

    For more information contact the Education Teameducation@z-arts.org

    Be a Bright Spark School

    Inspiring Creativity

    Bright Ideas for Schools

    Z-arts is leading Big Imaginations! A region-wide

    group of 16 venues and promoters dedicated to

    bringing brilliant childrens theatre to the North West.

    From grand auditoriums to rural village halls and

    everything in between, our mission is to spark the

    imagination of children aged 0-12 with the wonder

    of theatre.

    Big Imaginations makes the childrens theatre

    offer across the North West bigger, better and more

    affordable.

    What does this mean for you?

    Access to some of the leading childrens

    theatre companies

    Reasonable priced tickets with free tickets for

    teachers in a group booking.

    Visit www.zarts.org/big-imaginations for the latest

    school shows

    Big Imaginations

    Z-arts can offer bespoke packages to help make

    the transition from year 6 to year 7 easier for the

    children, their family and your school.

    Z-arts have an excellent track record in working

    with both secondary and primary schools using

    creative projects to bring out the best in students.

    Z-arts will work with you to build a programme

    involving the primary and secondary classes

    including student buddies/mentors and a team of

    artists to deliver an innovative project that helps

    integrate students and build supportive relationships

    between year groups.

    The programme will take place in the high school

    so pupils get to visit the new school and that at least

    2 feeder schools visit the High School at the same

    time so the groups can be mixed.

    We encourage creative activities that include a

    sharing within the high school environment so the

    pupils associate success with the new education

    environment.

    The transition project will help:

    Pupils settle successfully into high school and

    regularly attend school.

    Pupils feel safe and supported in their

    new environment.

    Pupils to access Z-arts regular programme of

    activity to continue with creative activities.

    Pupils develop self-confidence and successfully

    deal with significant changes and challenges.

    The families of pupils to get involved with the

    transition from primary to secondary.

    Transition

    Z-arts work with industry professionals and many

    exciting companies across multiple art forms, which

    allow us to offer exiting CPD for the education

    sector. Why not come along to Z-arts and explore

    how creativity can cross over into every day teaching

    in the classroom.

    CPD1: Creativity and the Curriculum

    Pick an art form from our extensive list of

    specialisms and link it to an area of curriculum you

    want to explore. Z-arts will work with professional

    artists to design a bespoke programme that will

    examine the use of creative techniques that can

    transfer back into the classroom.

    CPD2: Digital Media in the Classroom

    Harness the power of new technology when

    planning your lessons. This CPD will allow teachers

    to discover online and handheld platforms that can

    excite learning with their students. Fact finding with

    digital treasure hunts, film making in the classroom

    and photography in the play ground.

    CPD3: Behaviour Management and the Arts

    How can creativity unlock a young persons

    potential? Exploring a variety of creative tools that

    will empower teachers to try new ways of interacting

    and communicating with hard to reach pupils in

    their class room.

    CPD with Z-arts Bright Spark Teachers Forum

    Bright Spark Teachers Forum is an opportunity to

    network, learn and develop ideas with teachers and

    arts professionals from Manchester and beyond.

    It is a platform for teachers to discuss and share

    ideas that enrich their curriculum and extra curricula

    activities. It will also provide the time to initiate

    bespoke programmes for your school that are both

    creative and educational for your students.

    As part of the evening teachers will take part in:

    An update from Z-arts on current and future

    programmes of activity

    Updates on local community initiatives for

    children and families

    Open Space Discussion tailored around

    Hot Topics

    Short creative technique workshop

    Feedback and refreshments

    A ticket to an event

    Bright Spark Teachers Forum is a vehicle to inspire

    teachers to continue to engage with Arts and Culture

    as a principal way to enrich learning and experiences

    in and out of school. As part of the events we

    will be asking teachers to help guide our future

    programming and influence our strategy for schools

    engagement throughout the year. Meetings occur

    once a term.

    If you are interested in this opportunity and would

    like to be added to our Forum group please contact

    our Education Team on education@z-arts.org or call

    0161 232 6098.

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  • Our visual arts programme gives students the chance to explore and deepen their understanding of artists and arts practices from different cultures.

    Delving into a multitude of arts forms to interpret, analyse, respond and produce creative works of their own. Students can work towards a goal that links to a curriculum subject or use a local exhibition/artist that can inspire new ideas. Our team of artists can come and deliver workshops in your classroom or you can make use of our education space at Z-arts.

    Our performing arts projects develop performance skills to increase students confidence and self esteem. The young people will gain skills across the sector developing new movement vocabulary, theatrical skills, historical context and core development in speaking and listening through creating narratives and working from scripts.

    Participants work through Drama and Dance and are encouraged to use their imagination to develop their own ideas, characters, choreography and stories for performance. Sessions can explore a curriculum area or theme working with pupils to devise original content.

    Drama Create, adapt and sustain different roles, individually and in groups Use character, action and narrative to convey a story, themes, and emotions. Use dramatic techniques to explore characters and issues Respond imaginatively Devise thematic work

    ArtDevelopment in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Illustration and Art History Produce Creative works Evaluate and Analyse Creative works Links to great artists, craft makers and designers Development of creative expression

    Music Perform, Listen, Review and evaluate music Voice/Singing Development Play and perform in solo and ensemble context Introduction to great composers Understanding pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure pitch Music history

    Writing Vocabulary development including grammar, punctuation and spelling Composition including plot, narrative, structure, themes Character Planning and drafting

    Speaking & Listening Development of core speaking skills in debating and presenting skills. Approaches audiences Link to curriculum text: Shakespeare plays Pre-1914 literature and authors Questioning to clarify, extend and follow up ideas language used for a specific purpose Responding and reacting appropriately

    ReadingConfidence in reading aloud Understanding texts Literature Development of story repertoire Active contribution Listening and reflection Links to myths, legends, traditional stories, modern fiction and books from other cultures and traditions

    To complete your membership just allocate each workshop a date on the table below. Schedule the dates over the academic year and agree them with the Creative Team at Z-arts. Your creative journey with Z-arts is ready to begin

    Term1Art Form Curriculum Link Year Group/Class Date

    Term2Art Form Curriculum Link Year Group/Class Date

    Term3Art Form Curriculum Link Year Group/Class Date

    We offer a range of music programmes from Drumming and Rhythm workshops to training on music production packages including Logic Pro, Reason and Garageband. All can be tailored across all Key Stages and incorporate live sound. We can also deliver teacher training on these applications.

    Z-arts use a variety of creative techniques to inspire writing and develop literacy in Key stage 2. Through drama, illustration and storytelling in an immersive creative experience, students can create their own illustrated stories and handmade books. Students work in sketchbooks, using these as spaces to record their ideas through writing and drawing and to document creative experiences.

    We work in partnership with the Manchester Writing School at MMU and send writers into school where the children learn what it is like to be a writer, what inspires them and the writing process.

    Performing Arts @ Z-arts Music @ Z-arts

    Visual Arts @ Z-arts Creative Writing @ Z-arts

    1: Pick Your membership 2: Choose An Artform

    Journey to

    the arts

    3: Link To The Curriculum 4: Schedule The Dates

    Drama Acting master classes Play in a Week MaD Theatre Comedy Drama with a focus e.g. Brecht, Shakespeare Technical Theatre Devising theatre Stage Combat Issue based drama with ODD Theatre Script writing

    DanceAfrican dance Ballet Bollywood Break dance Capoeira Contemporary Physical Theatre Creative Movement Indian Dance Street dance Zumba Boys Dance

    MusicWest African drumming Singing Song writing, composing Making Junk instruments Sound & Art Sound scapes and sound drawing. Samba Drumming Spoken Word & MC Performance Poetry Music Production and Sound Recording

    Creative Writing Script Sketching walk Illustration Drama Sessions that develop Character, dialogue and narrative Bookbinding Writers in School Structuring a Story

    ArtCeramics Screen printing & printing techniques Textiles & Fashion Shadow Puppetry Painting Drawing Illustration Paper Art & Sculpture African Arts Practical Art History/artists & movements

    Digital MediaFilm making Photography Projection Animation Social media Augmented reality Tablet technology Digital Art

    Spark Membership: 1000 Spark Schools: will plan a creative schedule with Z-arts that compliments their curriculum and topics over the academic year. Using the contact hours to deliver a range of exciting performing arts workshops tailored to your students. Spark members can pick art forms from Drama, Dance and Music section only.

    Membership includes: - 20 hours contact time with specialist- 30 Bright Spark Memberships for Key stage 2 - 30 tickets for a theatre performance- One industry day per academic year- One Z-arts Venue tour per academic year- Z-arts Classroom one per term

    All contact time can be linked to the schools curriculum or tailored to specific project needs.

    Ignite Membership 1500Ignite Schools: will be entitled to the Spark content but will have full access to all art forms including Creative Writing, Art and Digital Media.

    Glow Membership 2000 Glow Schools: will be entailed to the Ignite content and will also include 30 Arts Award Accreditations at Explore level for a class of your choice. You will also receive support in gaining Art Mark Status.

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