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LAST UPDATED: 15th January 2020 Effective resources to support expressive arts – a study by the Consortium of Institutions for Development and Research in Education in Europe (CIDREE)

A qualitative study to identify and explore resources that are currently being used to build confidence and support teaching the arts in primary education.

LAST UPDATED: 11th November 2019 Transform Toolkit

​Transform is a large-scale creative performance which can enable schools and communities to work collaboratively to produce high-impact theatre events.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Music composition skills development

This resource provides support for practitioners to develop learners’ skills in creating music.

LAST UPDATED: 20th March 2019 Creativity through dance at Pilrig Park School

The headteacher of Pilrig Park School in Edinburgh explores the impact of dance on learners’ problem solving skills, creativity and the delivery of Curriculum for Excellence.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Animation in the classroom - Developing skills in animation

​This resource has been designed to help practitioners teach animation skills. It can be used to plan an animation project in the classroom or playroom.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Fashion design partnership - Developing design skills in context

This exemplar shows how effective learning partnerships with local professionals can help learners to develop practical design skills and apply them in a real-life context.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Making a business with art and design

​This exemplar will be useful to staff in secondary schools but may also have relevance for primary staff.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Hip-hop culture: a primary motivator

​This exemplar will be useful to staff in all settings.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Music across the community – Developing a music programme through community partnerships

This exemplar shows how learning partnerships between a school, CLD staff and a community music charity can deliver effective music programmes for young people.

LAST UPDATED: 27th June 2019 Learning through sketchbooks in art and design

This exemplar shows how sketchbooks can be used as an effective tool for recording learning across the curriculum.