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What a line up. What a location.

The TES Creative Schools Debate, The World’s Best Teacher, The UK’s most Creative School and Ada Lovelace reincarnated to inspire us all

A day of Short Talks, Engaging Workshops, Performances and Creative Activities for Delegates Children and Partners.

At Creative Arts and Entrepreneurialism Specialist School, Kensington Aldridge Academy, at the foot of Grenfell Tower.

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SPEAKER LINE UP

We’re adding new speakers all the time.

The current line up is as below and workshop details will be released shortly.

TES Creative School of the Year : Steve Cook, Formby High School

Chester West - Where Creativity Lives

  • A STEAM curriculum : David Alan-Wearing, Kelsall School

  • Co-creating ‘Adrift’ - Jessica Egan-Simon - Action Transport Theatre

  • Building Learning Power - Andy Moor - St Bernards/Ignite TSA

  • TBC - Whitworth Gallery

  • Dance in Schools : Julie Guile, House of Dance/Story House Live

Celebrity Connects : Andria Zafirakou/Armando Alemnar, Artists in Residence

TES Creative Schools Debate : Ed Dorrell, TES

  • Creativity/Knowledge/Skills/Trads/Progs : Tim Browse, brainED

  • The Red School : Dave Strudwick, Plymouth School of Creative Arts

  • Inspiring ‘School Change w/ Creative Arts’: Prof Pat Thomson, Univ Notts

Bringing Ada to Life : Zoe Philpot, Ada Ada Ada

Outpacing the Robots

  • The skills our kids need : Simon Kidwell, Cheshire NAHT

  • Entrepreneurship : Tom Ulander - KAA ‘Kensington Creates’ innovation hub

The Art of Teaching - a look at best in class creativity in our schools

  • Art of Music - Jimmy Rotherham, Global Teacher nominee on teaching music

  • Art Of Art - Melanie Cox, HT Gomersal Primary on how they use art

  • Art Of Books - Simon Smith and his picture book magic

  • ART of Community – Chris Tolson, Academy St James, Bradford

DanceConnects : Action House Dance Co. on their electrifying show ‘Charge

Teaching Creatively? - a selection of leading educators discuss their approach:

  • Playing with Fire : Mike Fairclough, West Rise Primary

  • School at Home : Nikki O’Rourke, Home Educator

  • Project Based Learning : Nick Osbourne, Maritime Academy Trust

Literacy Through Film Making : Dom Traynor, A Tale Unfolds

Design Thinking and Doing

  • The Battle for Design and Tech in our Schools - Tony Ryan, DTA

  • Ventura competition : TBC, Design Museum on their

  • Design for Life : Vinay Patel, Kensington Aldridge Academy

Last Year’s #ARTCONNECTS

Take a look at the film below.