What’s Happened to Art in Schools?

It has been put to me by two head teachers in the last few months: why don’t you run some CPD training for Primary Schools in the area? When the curriculum and expectations changed a few years ago, many schools quite understandably panicked and went to the extreme teaching double Maths, double English, with extra…

Teaching Art

At the end of July 2018 I finished a full year teaching Art to children ages 4-11 years old at a large primary school in Coventry.  Teaching children with a range of ages and abilities doesn’t faze me; it is one of my favourite things about supply teaching when I do it.  However, coming up…

How to make Lino Prints

I have attempted to make a video, using photographs, to demonstrate how to make a lino cut print.  I imagine it would be even easier to understand the process in film, but until I get a video camera,  photographs and film making software is all I have! Here is my explanation in blogging format, with…