Lesley Butterworth, General Secretary of The National Society for Education for Art and Design (NSEAD) recently presented to (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE students about the work of the art subject organisation and the place of art and design in the curriculum. Continue reading
Students from our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE and (Secondary) Modern Foreign Languages PGCE attended the performance for schools production of Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte at Glyndebourne Opera in October.
After the show students took part in a bespoke workshop led by renowned composer and conductor Howard Moody who was also joined by opera director, Simon Lorio and Glyndebourne singers. Continue reading
Every student on our (Secondary) Art and Design PGCE brings their own art subject expertise, experience and practice to the course and we develop this rich vein by sharing ideas and techniques through peer-led workshops. These sessions are planned and taught by our students, who then receive feedback from course leaders to help develop their subject knowledge and planning skills. Continue reading
Well done to newly qualified teachers (NQTs) Olivia Broadbent Smith and Rebecca Bleach who spent part of their summer as artist in residence for Glyndebourne Festival as part of a collaboration with the School of Education at University of Brighton. Continue reading
Congratulations to our PGCE students who recently held an open evening to showcase work with fellow students, tutors, mentors and families.
Art and Design (Secondary) PGCE students were recently involved with a new project focusing on numeracy in art and looking at ideas for addressing this through painting. The aim was to introduce them to new materials and techniques that can be adapted to the secondary art curriculum and is part of our ongoing programme to develop student’s subject skills.
Secondary art and design and modern foreign language PGCE students were treated to a visit to Glyndebourne Opera House, just outside of Lewes, for a special showing of Mozart’s ‘Die Entführung aus dem Serail’.