26th July, 2022
Announcing 15 Schools and Music Education Hub Lead Organisations Piloting Trauma-Informed Music Nurture Groups this Autumn
Fifteen primary schools across England will be piloting the second rollout of an innovative programme of inclusive music work with vulnerable young people this AutumnRead more
22nd July, 2022
Applications are open for Pathways Into Children's Publishing programme!
Pathways Into Children's Publishing is a unique, creative and professional development course for talented, aspiring illustrators from backgrounds that are under-represented in children’s publishing.Read more
11th July, 2022
Creative and Cultural Opportunities for Early Years in Plymouth
Plymouth Cultural Education Partnership (PCEP) recently hosted the third in a series of quarterly forum events, this time exploring the provision of Creative and Cultural opportunities for early years in Plymouth.Read more
Arts Award at Real Ideas
Real Ideas has been a deliverer and advocate for Arts Award since its launch in 2005. We are proud to be an Arts Award Supporter, offering opportunities for young people to access high quality arts and cultural experiences that can help them to work towards their Arts Award journeyRead more
Intertwining Art and Nature- How Schools for All Seasons is Helping Children Achieve
mber of primary and SEN schools across Cornwall, that nourishes children with well-being activity and creativity rooted in our connections to the outdoors and our seasonal heritage.Read more
"I've seen first hand how it motivates the children"- Real Ideas member Jane Norris talks Arts Award and Sewing!
Real Ideas member Jane Norris runs sewing courses for home educated children at Ocean Studios in Royal William Yard. She has just begun offering Arts Award as part of her courses and she's here to tell us all about the impact it is having.Read more
12th May, 2022
Do You Work In Early Years?
This event is ideal for anyone who works in, or is interested in working in, an early years context, or who wants to learn more about early years in Plymouth, network, share ideas and look at ways to collaborate together to develop some creative approaches, projects and ideas.Read more
6th May, 2022
Dreamachine- an Exciting Free Education Programme!
Fusing science with arts, the themes of Dreamachine offer compelling classroom investigation: the power of the human mind, our amazing brains and the big questions of perception and consciousness - our sense of self, how we see the world and how we connect with others.Read more
How Can The Changing Seasons Help us to Navigate The Way we Feel?
Real Ideas are delighted to be delivering a new schools pilot; Schools for All Seasons is a short- term residency in 12 schools that nourishes children with well-being activity and creativity rooted in our connections to the outdoors and our seasonal heritage.Read more
"Stop Polluting!"- How a New Generation of Eco Enthusiasts Are Sticking Up For Our Planet
When primary school children from Plymouth and Cornwall attended a workshop at the Market Hall during Illuminate festival, their messaging was clear- stop polluting our planet!Read more
22nd February, 2022
Are you 18+ and Interested in Working in TV?
The National Film & Television School along with Channel 4’s 4Skills have devised a series of free taster days aimed at those under-represented in the film and television industry to give an overview and suggested pathway to a broad range of careers.Read more
21st February, 2022
Could you be the next Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Young Associate?
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is looking for people with the potential to be a great communicator, connect with people from all walks of life, and take their musical and creative skills to the next level.Read more
27th January, 2022
Are you looking for ways to bring creativity and wellbeing together?
Schools for All Seasons is a very special short term residency that nourishes children with well-being activity and creativity rooted in our connections to the outdoors and our seasonal heritage.Read more
1st December, 2021
Youth Music Recharge Fund Applications Are Now Open!
The Youth Music Recharge Fund offers grants of up to £90,000 (max £30,000/year) for up to 3 years. It’s open to established not-for-profits who support children and young people facing barriers to make, learn or earn in music.Read more
8th November, 2021
"Artsmark... It's Not Something You'll Ever Regret."
Teachers Claire and Carrie have been on an epic journey to inspire an arts revolution in their schools - they spoke with Real Ideas Organisation Programme Coordinator Holly Power-Brown to explain how they did it during COVID and what it’s meant for pupils and staff as they build back after three lockdowns.Read more
Calling Young Artists! Porthmeor Art Collective is open for booking
The Porthmeor Art Collective are back online for five FREE sessions of creative fun! They're introducing their Autumn programme with an exciting project you cannot miss.Read more
29th September, 2021
Delivering Artsmark through Craft- online workshop with the Crafts Council
Join Rebecca Goozee from the Crafts Council to discuss delivering Artsmark through craft and a practical exploration of how to deliver craft based 'make first' activities in your classroom.Read more
24th December, 2019
Illuminating Plymouth for Mayflower 400
For four cold evenings at the end of November each year, the Illuminate light festival transforms locations across Plymouth with beautiful projection mapping, light art installations and playful interactive content, created by local, national and international artists.Read more
18th December, 2019
Commissioning Creativity – Real Ideas on the Durham Commission
Teaching for creativity in schools must be prioritised to equip young people with the skills they need in later life, according to the recently published report from the Durham Commission on Creativity and Education report.Read more
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