Join our fun, creative and informal Art Network. We aim to create a supportive and creative community where art teachers can connect, share ideas and collaborate with one another. Offering opportunities for ongoing professional development through practical workshops, webinars and guest speakers and sharing our resources.
Face to face twilight sessions will be held termly from 4pm to 5.30pm at Sandringham School. The network will be charged at £10 per session.
- Session 1: Wednesday, 11th October 2023
In this first meeting we will discuss our experiences and specialism within art education and establish what each individual would like to gain from joining the network. As an experienced art teacher and practising artist, I would like to share with you how nurturing your own creativity and love for the subject can have a massive impact on your school.
Please accept our apologies for cancellation of the February session.
- Session 2: Wednesday, 12th June 2024
We have an exciting meeting lined up for you which will include a workshop by local artist Mandy Johnson who will show us how to sketch note. Through her business Sketch Note UK, she attends corporate meetings and provides a visual summary of the meeting in the form of sketches and notes. Some organisations she has worked for include the Royal Collage of Medicine, Birmingham University
We will also have Director of Art Liz Kelly deliver a short introduction to the Trinity Arts Awards which you could run in your centre.
Finally, we will have time to have an informal chat where we can share our ideas over tea, coffee and biscuits.
Who is this course for?
- Primary and secondary art teachers from ECT to HODs.
Meet the facilitator
Sarah Gidden, Sandringham School
Sarah is a fine artist specialising in oil painting and photography. Sarah has taught art to all ages from infants to University of the third age. With over 20 year teaching experience she is passionate about art and education. After becoming a mum to twins in 2011 Sarah enjoyed a career break to raise her family and develop her art skills further. She has exhibited in many galleries including The Collective Gallery , The Nude Tin Can and St Albans Museum as well as Courtyard Arts in Ware and The Broadway in Letchworth.
Liz Kelly, Director of Learning (Visual Arts and Arts Coordinator), Sandringham School