Schools – Curious Minds


May 26, 2022

The Arts in Schools

A new conversation on the value of the arts in and beyond schools.
May 26, 2022

More-than-words: Early Years Pedagogy Workshop

Curious Minds is pleased to invite all those with an interest in early years pedagogy to attend an inspiring and practical workshop.
May 16, 2022

Mental Wellbeing Intervention Training

As part of our commitment to supporting and building capacity across the whole field of cultural education, Curious Minds’ is pleased to launch 'Connect 5'- a professional development and training offer to help up-skill the sector in talking about and managing mental health.
April 27, 2022

Making the CASE for Co-Creation…

Rosannah Jones, Engagement Coordinator at Manchester International Festival (MIF) stresses to us the importance of co-creation.
March 10, 2022

Commission: City as Arts School Project

Curious Minds is looking to commission an experienced and enthusiastic Cultural Educator to work on its City as Arts School project in Manchester.
January 27, 2022

Pupils in the Driving Seat

An Artsmark journey overshadowed by lockdown taught the team at Balderstone St Leonard's a great deal about the value of Pupil Voice. Celebrating their new 'Gold' status, Kate Turner explains why there's definitely no going back now!
January 18, 2022

UNlocking Experiences

Throughout 2021 and into 2022, Curious Minds has been working with United Learning Trust (ULT) to support students and staff in their Academy schools as they began the process of reconnection post-lockdown.
December 16, 2021

Greater Manchester’s Poetic Declaration of Human Rights

November 10, 2021

My #Artsmark20 story: Bedford High

Bedford High, in Leigh, has used Artsmark to transform practise within the school and has influenced the work of other settings through their seven-year Artsmark journey.
October 8, 2021

Creativity Collaboratives in the North West

Curious Minds is delighted to congratulate St Bernard's RC Primary School in Ellesmere Port and Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust, which has been chosen to lead one of only eight Creativity Collaboratives across the country.
August 31, 2021

Leading the Arts in Your School 2021-22

Curious Minds is delighted to open applications for its popular arts leadership development programme, Leading the Arts in Your School. UPDATE: Applications for the 2021-22 cohort have now closed.
May 5, 2021

Craft Adventures

... with Balderstone St. Leonard's! Curious Minds is delighted to share an update from one of our Artsmark schools about how they've managed to stay creative and inspire each other through the arts during the pandemic.
April 28, 2021

Proof Positive

Art and creativity implicitly strengthen the character of young people. All practitioners working in the cultural education sector know this. In Summer 2020, Curious Minds partnered with Goldsmiths, University of London for an ambitious research program that seeks to help researchers and practitioners back this up with empirical data.