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Up On The Downs Teaching Resources

Dec 18, 2015

Up On The Downs Teaching Resources

Check out the fantastic teaching resource website created by Future Creative to support teachers to use the Downs of South East Kent to inspire learning.

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Ignite a lasting love of Reading & Writing in your pupils!

Dec 15, 2015

Ignite a lasting love of Reading & Writing in your pupils!

Inspire pupils to engage with Literacy in a whole new way

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Celebrate Fair Trade with a hands on Chocolate Workshop

Dec 14, 2015

Celebrate Fair Trade  with a hands on Chocolate Workshop

Never Underestimate the Power Of Chocolate! Book your hands on workshop today!

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Wanted Now – Youth Worker for NCS

Oct 6, 2015

Wanted NOW!- Youth Workers for NCS Summer Programme NCS – A Youth Programme in Canterbury We are looking for confident adult Team Leaders who can lead a group of young people. An NCS Team Leader motivates and mentors their team of up to 15 young people (16 and 17 year olds) on this intensive youth programme; working both residentially and in the Canterbury area. Dates required: Approx four weeks between Mid July and End August 2016. Plus Two Day Mandatory Training in May/June. And Paperwork reconciliation & attendance at Graduation in September Payment: Dependent on experience...

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Forest School Training Opportunity

Sep 21, 2015

Forest School Training Opportunity

Discover how to make your outdoor space and enabling learning environment.
Practitioner training just £79 per person
14th October 2015. To book email mandy.skelton@future-creative.org

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Words On the Downs

Sep 17, 2015

Words On the Downs

Pupils from across the Dover and Shepway districts recently took part in poetry workshops as part of a project designed by Future Creative and funded by a grant from Up On The Downs Landscape Partnership Scheme

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A Sensational Summer at Kew Gardens

Sep 17, 2015

A Sensational Summer at Kew Gardens

A Sensational Summer at Kew Gardens
Future Creative was delighted to be commissioned by the Royal Botanical Gardens Kew as part of their Summer festival entitled Full of Spice

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Wanted: NCS Engagement Officers

Mar 24, 2015

Future Creative is looking for Engagement Officers to recruit young people for National Citizen Service (NCS) in Kent by delivering a recruitment and engagement campaign as directed by the NCS Youth Engagement Manager. Engagement Officers will raise the profile of NCS at educational and community settings through the delivery of recruitment events; converting expressions of  interest to full sign-ups through phone contact; and keeping signed-up young people engaged and supported via information sessions and warming events in the months prior to delivery of the programme.   Future Creative...

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Want to Volunteer on NCS this Summer – Join us as a Youth Support Volunteer?

Mar 18, 2015

WANTED – NCS – Youth Programme Volunteers – Autumn 2015 We are looking for dynamic and confident Youth Support Volunteers for this intensive youth programme. Youth Support Volunteers assist Team Leaders to motivate and lead teams of young people; working both residentially and in the local areas of Canterbury. This role is ideal for under-graduates, graduates or volunteers looking for work experience with young people and community partners.  It provides an opportunity to log up to 10 days of working with and supporting 16 and 17 year olds in both residential and...

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Wanted Now – NCS Youth Worker?

Mar 18, 2015

 Wanted NOW!- Youth Work from mid October to early November NCS – A Youth Programme Team Leader in Canterbury We are looking for a confident adult Team Leader with who can lead a group of young people. An NCS Team Leader motivates and mentors their team of up to 15 young people (16 and 17 year olds) on this intensive youth programme; working both residentially and in the Canterbury area. Dates required: Training in week beginning 12th October. Residential at PGL in East Sussex 16th to 19th October. Daytime workshops based at Canterbury College 20th to 22nd October. Support...

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NCS Summer 2015!

Jan 7, 2015

NCS Summer 2015!

Future Creative is running NCS (National Citizen Service) in 2015 for Yr 11 and Yr 12 students in the Dover, Deal and Sandwich area.

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NCS – Condemn FGM

Nov 26, 2014

NCS – Condemn FGM

The team of 15 – 17 year olds raised awareness and over £1,400 with Arts days and sponsored walks to help Condemn FGM!

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NCS – “Local Teen Gig raises £500 for Young Minds”

Nov 26, 2014

NCS – “Local Teen Gig raises £500 for Young Minds”

NCS Gig makes headlines and raises mony for Young Minds charity.

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Lets get ‘Up on the Downs’

Nov 7, 2014

Lets get ‘Up on the Downs’

Future Creative is delighted to be working in partnership with ‘Up on the Downs’ to create lesson planning resources for local schools. Take a look at other activities on offer …

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Job: Early Years Business Development Manager

May 15, 2014

Job: Early Years Business Development Manager

Future Creative is seeking to appoint a Business Development Manager to continue to strengthen our market position within the early years sector.

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We’ve trained our 1000th early years practitioner of 2014!

May 12, 2014

We’ve trained our 1000th early years practitioner of 2014!

Future Creative was delighted train our 1000th early years practitioner in May 2014.

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NCS – Nour’s story

Apr 25, 2014

NCS – Nour’s story

Nour is one of our NCS graduates from Ipswich. She is already a fantastic writer at 17 years old, so we asked her to write her NCS experience for your reading pleasure.

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NCS – Joseph and Tyler’s story

Apr 23, 2014

NCS – Joseph and Tyler’s story

For both these young people, NCS proved to be more than just a youth programme…

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Arts Award Supporter Event (Kent) – 4th June

Apr 22, 2014

Arts Award Supporter Event (Kent) – 4th June

You are invited to a free event to find out how you can become an Arts Award Supporter!

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Arts Council England ‘applauds’ Michael Gove’s intentions to prioritise GCSE reform in arts subjects

Apr 9, 2014

Arts Council England ‘applauds’ Michael Gove’s intentions to prioritise GCSE reform in arts subjects

The article, published today on the Guardian’s Teacher Network, celebrates the ‘small victory’ claimed from this significant recognition of the arts in England’s education system.

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Do you have a passion for working with young people and communities?

Mar 31, 2014

Do you have a passion for working with young people and communities?

Join the NCS Summer programme to be part of an amazing team that inspires and challenges 16-17 year olds. It All Starts At Yes!

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Why Go Outdoors?

Mar 27, 2014

Why Go Outdoors?

We offer a wide range of courses promoting the importance of Outdoor Learning

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Cultivating Creativity: Process not Product!

Mar 24, 2014

Cultivating Creativity: Process not Product!

Cultivating creativity is about process not product! We investigated this and much more with EYP graduates in Bracknell.

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Men in Early Years

Feb 3, 2014

Men in Early Years

Future Creative was invited to lead the Men in Early Years network event in Kent in February 2014.

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Journey To The Centre of The Labyrinth

Jan 22, 2014

Journey To The Centre of The Labyrinth

Great literacy and confidence improvements after the Future Creative team were booked for an intensive drama & storytelling programme

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NEW Cyber Youth Connections – Recipe Book

Jan 20, 2014

NEW Cyber Youth Connections – Recipe Book

Medway Cyber Youth Connections project enables young people to prepare and cook a three course meal in each afternoon/evening session!

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Future Creative Impact Report 2013

Jan 14, 2014

Future Creative Impact Report 2013

As we enter a new year, we are delighted to share Future Creative’s Impact Report 2013 with you.

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Are you preparing to accept funded two year olds into your setting?

Jan 9, 2014

Are you preparing to accept funded two year olds into your setting?

Next training course: Tuesday 11th February 2014 (in Deal, Kent)

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Hemel Summer NCS team star in Association for Citizen Teaching film

Dec 11, 2013

Hemel Summer NCS team star in Association for Citizen Teaching film

NCS Summer heroes Team Dexter feature in a new film by the Association for Citizen Teaching (ACT).

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Are you planning your PSHE curriculum for 2017?

Dec 11, 2013

Are you planning your PSHE curriculum for 2017?

Our Creative PSHE Days address important issues in the lives of secondary school students by supporting their personal, social, health and economic wellbeing.

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Leading the Way for Two Year Olds

Dec 6, 2013

Leading the Way for Two Year Olds

This course prepares managers to provide excellent provision for two-year-olds in their setting.

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Raise your students English and Maths grades

Dec 5, 2013

Raise your students English and Maths grades

Bring Dragon’s Den to your classroom and raise English and maths grades!

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NCS – Your Say

Nov 27, 2013

NCS – Your Say

Hear from parents and teachers of NCS participants, and the young people themselves

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Supporting Arts Award in Museums

Nov 12, 2013

Supporting Arts Award in Museums

Future Creative’s Arts Award support with museums and archives in the South East of England

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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Sep 11, 2013

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

To raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support, ourselves and Creative Minds Nursery will be taking part in the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.”

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Are your pupils struggling with reading?

Sep 9, 2013

Are your pupils struggling with reading?

Our positive literacy improvement programme will help to increase your pupils reading and writing skills. See more…….

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Do you want to increase confidence and raise awareness of multicultural diversity in your local area?

Aug 28, 2013

Do you want to increase confidence and raise awareness of multicultural diversity in your local area?

We offer creative workshops to coincide with Black History Month.

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A summer of celebration at Future Creative

Aug 20, 2013

A summer of celebration at Future Creative

Throughout last year, Future Creative has continued to transform the lives of people through innovation and creativity in learning.

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Improving Writing in Thanet

Aug 6, 2013

A Thanet primary school asked Future Creative to design an intervention to improve writing levels in an identified group of Year 5 children.

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Cyber Youth Connections Project

Aug 2, 2013

Cyber Youth Connections Project

Medway Council have commissioned Future Creative to deliver cookery workshops throughout Medway as part of a three year project entitled Cyber Youth Connections.

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Do you work with young people? Support their creative development with Arts Award.

Jul 25, 2013

Do you work with young people? Support their creative development with Arts Award.

Arts Award is for young people and can work through any arts, cultural or media activity.

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Are you an Arts Award Adviser based in Kent, Sussex or Surrey?

Jul 25, 2013

Are you an Arts Award Adviser based in Kent, Sussex or Surrey?

Do you need some help getting your head around your Arts Award delivery?

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Arts Award Bronze/Silver Adviser Training – 25th November 2013

Jul 24, 2013

Arts Award Bronze/Silver Adviser Training – 25th November 2013

Future Creative will be hosting an Arts Award Bronze/Silver Adviser Training Course on 25th November 2013 in Deal, Kent.

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Creative Volunteers Needed!

Jul 16, 2013

Creative Volunteers Needed!

Creative Minds is looking for volunteers to bring a creative flair to their Holiday Club during the summer holidays.

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Leading the Way in Early Years

Jul 4, 2013

Leading the Way in Early Years

A programme of courses in 2013-14 for specifially designed for early years leaders.

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Calling all early years leaders!

Jul 4, 2013

Calling all early years leaders!

Book yourself and your colleagues onto our inspiring early years leaderships courses for 2014.

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International Youth Day

Jul 1, 2013

International Youth Day

Celebrate International Youth Day with your pupils by booking one of Future Creative’s inspiring workshops

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Work with Future Creative on NCS

Jul 1, 2013

Work with Future Creative on NCS

Information on current roles: team leading, youth mentoring, volunteering and NCS graduate opportunities

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It’s A Lot – Schools Tour

Jun 26, 2013

It’s A Lot – Schools Tour

To celebrate the nationwide release of It’s A Lot, we are offering workshops giving young people the opportunity to discover more about film making and performing.

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Canterbury for Culture – “See Why” Event

Jun 17, 2013

Canterbury for Culture – “See Why” Event

Canterbury for Culture and the University of Kent’s Centre for Heritage are hosting a new cultural project exploring how children and young people in our district access and engage with culture called “See Why.”

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East Kent Bid for UK City of Culture

Jun 14, 2013

East Kent Bid for UK City of Culture

Future Creative is backing East Kent’s bid for UK City of Culture 2017. The bid will build on East Kent’s established reputation for excellence and using culture as a driver for economic growth.

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Is your class ready to rock?

Jun 14, 2013

Is your class ready to rock?

To celebrate World Music Day on 21st June, why not let your pupils take part in the Rock-it programme?

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Creative Minds Holiday Club

Jun 7, 2013

Creative Minds Holiday Club

Do you have children aged 5 – 11? Do you want them to have fun and be inspired in a friendly, creative environment during the summer holidays?

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Platforma South East – Refugee Week Show

May 31, 2013

Platforma South East – Refugee Week Show

Future Creative is delighted to be working with BandBazi Youth Circus Theatre to produce a showcase event celebrating Refugee Week 2013 and Brighton People’s Day.

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Are you an experienced Project Co-ordinator looking for a new fulfilling challenge?

May 30, 2013

Are you an experienced Project Co-ordinator looking for a new fulfilling challenge?

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced project co-ordinator for an immediate start. You will be part of a team responsible for delivering a high profile, fast-paced, national programme.

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Why not celebrate Bastille Day by letting your pupils take part in Vive la France?

May 24, 2013

Why not celebrate Bastille Day by letting your pupils take part in Vive la France?

Celebrate all things French with your class and build confidence in exploring the French language.

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The Green Room in Deal – Meeting Space & Office Hire

May 20, 2013

The Green Room in Deal – Meeting Space & Office Hire

Are you looking for somewhere to hold an event or training? A space for creative, wellbeing or fitness activities? A convenient and business like venue to conduct interviews?

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Are you ready for Ofsted?

May 2, 2013

Are you ready for Ofsted?

Book a mock Ofsted inspection and training for your early years setting. Our aim is not to criticise, but to empower your setting to reach its full potential!

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Do you want your pupils to explore their school like never before?

May 2, 2013

Do you want your pupils to explore their school like never before?

They will discover hidden gems of history in the school buildings and grounds.

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Why not celebrate World Environment Day by letting your pupils take part in “The Great Outdoors?”

Apr 23, 2013

Why not celebrate World Environment Day by letting your pupils take part in “The Great Outdoors?”

This workshop will engage and excite your pupils through a day of active learning using the outside space around your school.

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Do you want an INSET day to remember?

Apr 11, 2013

Do you want an INSET day to remember?

Inspire your Foundation Stage staff and book one of our amazing courses for September 2013.

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Are you looking for an inspiring way to link all elements of Literacy?

Apr 2, 2013

Are you looking for an inspiring way to link all elements of Literacy?

To help celebrate World Press Freedom Day, why not integrate your pupils’ literacy skills by letting them take part in “From our own Correspondent.”

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Why not celebrate Europe Day, by letting your school take part in ‘Nothing to Declare?’

Apr 2, 2013

Why not celebrate Europe Day, by letting your school take part in ‘Nothing to Declare?’

Give your pupils the opportunity to explore Europe through its cultural history of storytelling and drama.

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Are you 16 or 17? Need Help With Your Career or Training Choices?

Mar 27, 2013

Are you 16 or 17? Need Help With Your Career or Training Choices?

Why not get in touch with Positive Directions today for FREE personalised advice and guidance.

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Kings Hill Wayfinding

Mar 23, 2013

Kings Hill Wayfinding

Between October and December, we ran a series of creative workshops to involve local people in the wayfinding trail for the neighbourhood.

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Reading Activists Finale Event

Mar 19, 2013

Reading Activists Finale Event

Reading Activists opens up creative reading and writing opportunities to young people aged 11 to 19 who would not usually use their library. The finale event for year two reaches it’s climax tomorrow!

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Community Worker Vacancy in Sittingbourne

Mar 14, 2013

Community Worker Vacancy in Sittingbourne

Our partners at AmicusHorizon, are looking for a positive & talented individual to join their Community Development team.

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Want a lesson that is out of this world?

Mar 12, 2013

Want a lesson that is out of this world?

To help celebrate World Astronomy Day on the 20th April, why not let your school take part in ‘The Aliens are Coming.’

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Volunteers needed for Education Appeals Panels in Kent

Mar 7, 2013

Volunteers needed for Education Appeals Panels in Kent

Would you get 10/10 for volunteering? KCC is recruiting volunteers to sit on education appeals panels in Kent.

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Immediate Start: Youth Engagement Coordinator in Hertfordshire

Feb 25, 2013

Immediate Start: Youth Engagement Coordinator in Hertfordshire

This role supports the National Citizen Service Programme delivery for 2013.

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Make PSHE relevant and engaging for your pupils with our Inspiring PSHE Workshops

Feb 18, 2013

Your students will be given a secure, safe space to discuss the issues that affect them most.

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Call for artists for Refugee Week

Feb 14, 2013

Call for artists for Refugee Week

In partnership with Brighton based performing arts company BandBazi, Platforma South East is delighted to be hosting two events during June 2013.

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Celebrate World Book Day with “Your Story Illustrated.”

Feb 14, 2013

Celebrate World Book Day with “Your Story Illustrated.”

Invite a professional illustrator and storyteller, into your school to inspire and excite your pupils for World Book Day.

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Let your students be inspired by World Maths Day with “Smoothie Bar”

Feb 13, 2013

Let your students be inspired by World Maths Day with “Smoothie Bar”

Which fabulous flavour will be the best seller? Your pupils will learn what goes into selling smoothies in the retail sector.

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Creative Minds Nursery

Jan 29, 2013

Creative Minds Nursery

Creative Minds is a nursery with a difference! Designed and managed by experts with a wealth of early years knowledge and experience.

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Making the Pitch

Dec 17, 2012

Making the Pitch

Aylesford School was a National Challenge school, and worked with Future Creative as part of the Meeting the Challenge initiative.

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Does your school want to use football to help students explore the wider curriculum?

Nov 28, 2012

Does your school want to use football to help students explore the wider curriculum?

Since the football transfer window opens in January, does your school want to take the opportunity to use football as the catalyst to learning key subjects?

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Has one of your school pupils got an Xceptional singing talent?

Nov 28, 2012

Has one of your school pupils got an Xceptional singing talent?

With the series finale of ITV’s flagship singing contest coming up in December, do you want to inspire your school students to explore their musical abilities?

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Future Creative is looking for NCS Youth Engagement Coordinators

Nov 28, 2012

Future Creative is looking for NCS Youth Engagement Coordinators

We are looking for two individuals based in Hertfordshire and Suffolk to support Future Creative’s delivery of the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme.

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It’s Parliament Week! Is your school ready to be the Talk of the Town?

Nov 19, 2012

It’s Parliament Week! Is your school ready to be the Talk of the Town?

Is your secondary school equipping tomorrow’s social entrepreneurs by helping them explore local political issues? Book one of Future Creative’s Learning Boosters!

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“Dear Diary”

Nov 11, 2012

“Dear Diary”

The core course content focusing on how and why we keep records of children’s achievements, and supporting practitioners to do this effectively.

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Do your primary school pupils want to explore the great outdoors for National Tree Week?

Oct 26, 2012

Do your primary school pupils want to explore the great outdoors for National Tree Week?

Book our creative learning programme for National Tree Week to take the classroom outside!

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Inspire budding entrepreneurs in your school for Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Oct 23, 2012

Inspire budding entrepreneurs in your school for Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Want to inspire tomorrow’s social entrepreneurs for Global Entrepreneurship Week? Now you can!

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Focus on diet and wellbeing in your secondary school for National School Meals Week

Oct 10, 2012

Want to stress the importance of healthy eating in your secondary school? Work with us for National School Meals Week!

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Has your library made any plans for Booktime this year?

Oct 3, 2012

Has your library made any plans for Booktime this year?

Future Creative is working with libraries across Kent to celebrate this year’s Booktime books. Is your library interested in running our creative learning workshops?

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Raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and drugs in your secondary school

Sep 28, 2012

Raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and drugs in your secondary school

Is your secondary school providing young people with facts and guidance on alcohol and drug issues? Book Future Creative’s latest Creative PSHE Day!

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uScreen Inspire Online Film Festival Competition

Sep 25, 2012

uScreen Inspire Online Film Festival Competition

The deadline on Monday 1st October for young filmmakers aged 14–25 years old to submit films to the uScreen Inspire Online Festival Competition is looming. Apply now!

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Promote healthy eating in your secondary school for World Food Day next month!

Sep 24, 2012

Promote healthy eating in your secondary school for World Food Day next month!

Want to promote healthy eating to your students for World Food Day? Book our Creative PSHE Day for your secondary school!

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It’s Sexual Health Week – are you talking about sex and relationships in your secondary school?

Sep 20, 2012

It’s Sexual Health Week – are you talking about sex and relationships in your secondary school?

Want to address social issues surrounding sex and relationships in your school? Book a Creative PSHE Day with Future Creative!

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Do you need to get familiar with the revised EYFS?

Sep 18, 2012

Do you need to get familiar with the revised EYFS?

Future Creative is delivering training in settings across the country to bust the myths and equip practitioners to fulfill the new early years curriculum.

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Inspire the next generation of primary school pupils during World Space Week!

Sep 12, 2012

Inspire the next generation of primary school pupils during World Space Week!

Is your primary school planning to celebrate World Space Week? Book a space-themed creative learning workshop with Future Creative!

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Help your secondary school reach for the stars – work with us for National Poetry Day!

Sep 10, 2012

Help your secondary school reach for the stars – work with us for National Poetry Day!

Increase attainment in your secondary school and get your students excited about poetry with our ‘Living in Literature’ creative learning programme!

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Celebrate ‘Ludi Romani’ in your primary school with a Roman-themed Discovery Day!

Sep 4, 2012

Celebrate ‘Ludi Romani’ in your primary school with a Roman-themed Discovery Day!

Make Roman history exciting by delving into its ancient past with one of our Discovery Days for primary schools!

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Watch our exclusive video of Kent GlobalCamp 2012!

Aug 14, 2012

Watch our exclusive video of Kent GlobalCamp 2012!

A video about our work at Kent GlobalCamp 2012 is now available to watch!

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MyVoice project case study published on Arts Award website

Aug 10, 2012

MyVoice project case study published on Arts Award website

Future Creative’s successful MyVoice project in Thamesview School has had a case study published on the Arts Award website.

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Future Steps

Jul 23, 2012

Future Steps

Future Steps is our exciting Youth Engagement and Employability Skills programme it inspires and engages young people aged 14 to 24.

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Read Future Creative’s report on the Future Jobs Fund programme

Jul 6, 2012

Read Future Creative’s report on the Future Jobs Fund programme

Future Creative have published our report on the Future Jobs Fund programme which we delivered across Kent on behalf of Kent County Council and Job Centre Plus in 2011.

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‘Yo Yo and Ant’ wins Film Nation Shorts Award!

Jul 4, 2012

‘Yo Yo and Ant’ wins Film Nation Shorts Award!

Future Creative is delighted to announce that ‘Yo Yo and Ant’ has won a Film Nation Shorts Award in the Best Documentary/Experimental 17-19 category!

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Screen South reach the semi finals of The National Lottery Awards!

Jun 29, 2012

Screen South reach the semi finals of The National Lottery Awards!

Congratulations to Screen South for reaching the semi finals of The National Lottery Awards! Read on to find out how to vote.

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Shatterlocks pupils gaze into crystal ball for ‘Pass the Passion’ school workshop

Jun 28, 2012

Shatterlocks pupils gaze into crystal ball for ‘Pass the Passion’ school workshop

A ‘Pass the Passion’ workshop run by Future Creative celebrated the upcoming arrival of the Olympic torch in Dover by inspiring young pupils at Shatterlocks Infant School to gaze into a crystal ball and predict their own futures.

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The time travelling ‘Pass the Passion’ torch arrives at Astor College!

Jun 20, 2012

The time travelling ‘Pass the Passion’ torch arrives at Astor College!

Astor College welcomed the ‘Pass the Passion’ torch to their school in a creative learning workshop to upcoming arrival of the Olympic torch in Dover!

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Future Creative’s ‘Fantastic Four’ video documentary is now on Vimeo!

Jun 15, 2012

Future Creative’s ‘Fantastic Four’ video documentary is now on Vimeo!

A video documentary of our ‘Fantastic Four’ project for Bournemouth nurseries has been uploaded to our Vimeo channel!

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Vale View pupils travel through time for ‘Pass the Passion’ workshop!

Jun 14, 2012

Vale View pupils travel through time for ‘Pass the Passion’ workshop!

Vale View Community School pupils enjoyed an exciting time travel-themed creative learning activity in a recent ‘Pass the Passion’ school workshop.

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Kent artists invited to design work for The Beaney Art Wall

Jun 5, 2012

Kent artists invited to design work for The Beaney Art Wall

Artists based in Kent have been invited to apply for the job of designing a 2D artwork to adorn a wall in The Beaney Art Museum and Library.

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West Sussex County Council Early Years Report 2011

May 25, 2012

West Sussex County Council Early Years Report 2011

Future Creative have published the impact report from 2011 for our Early Years training partnership with West Sussex County Council.

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May’s Early Years News at Future Creative

May 15, 2012

May’s Early Years News at Future Creative

Read the latest news from our early years team at Future Creative.

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Future Creative’s films have been nominated for a Film Nation Shorts Award!

May 11, 2012

Future Creative’s films have been nominated for a Film Nation Shorts Award!

Future Creative is delighted to announce that two of our films have been nominated in the Best Documentary/Experimental 17-19 category at the Film Nation Shorts Awards.

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Future Creative begins ‘Pass the Passion’ workshops in schools!

May 3, 2012

Future Creative begins ‘Pass the Passion’ workshops in schools!

Future Creative has begun delivering workshops in schools for the Kent County Council-funded ‘Pass the Passion’ initiative.

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Can you inspire young people to fulfil their potential? If so, apply to work with Future Creative!

Apr 27, 2012

Can you inspire young people to fulfil their potential? If so, apply to work with Future Creative!

Future Creative is developing an exciting range of employability skills courses to support young adults into work and we’re looking for facilitators to help us run them. Could you be the person we’re looking for?

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Future Creative’s cultural outreach programme in Hampshire declared a success!

Apr 19, 2012

Future Creative’s cultural outreach programme in Hampshire declared a success!

Future Creative has successfully completed an outreach programme delivered on behalf of Hampshire County Council and the Hampshire-Solent Alliance of Museums and Archives!

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Does playing computer games make school pupils more violent?

Apr 12, 2012

Does playing computer games make school pupils more violent?

Do you think exposing children to violent content in video games impacts negatively on their behaviour?

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Future Creative announced to be Arts Award training agency

Apr 4, 2012

Future Creative announced to be Arts Award training agency

Future Creative has been selected to be a training and support agency for Arts Award in the South East.

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Should schools be giving children homework?

Mar 29, 2012

Should schools be giving children homework?

Does homework help young children, or do the drawbacks outweigh the benefits? Does learning outside of the classroom yield better results than sitting behind a school desk?

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DfE publishes the revised Early Years Foundation Stage

Mar 28, 2012

DfE publishes the revised Early Years Foundation Stage

Future Creative is delivering training to prepare early years practitioners for the changes to the curriculum.

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SummerstART 2012 – Apply now for Summer School courses!

Mar 20, 2012

SummerstART 2012 – Apply now for Summer School courses!

Do you want to avoid the ‘the Year 7 dip’? Funding is now available for Summer Schools!

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rd adventure begins for the Bournemouth Fantastic Four nurseries programme

Mar 19, 2012

rd adventure begins for the Bournemouth Fantastic Four nurseries programme

Our early years consultants return to Bournemouth for their third visit to participating nurseries.

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March 2012 News in Early Years at Future Creative

Mar 15, 2012

March 2012 News in Early Years at Future Creative

Our latest Early Years newsletter is here!

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Vote now for Future Creative’s short films to win the Film Nation competition!

Mar 14, 2012

Vote now for Future Creative’s short films to win the Film Nation competition!

Future Creative has helped young people create short films to enter into the Film Nation competition. Please vote for one of our entries!

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Young people encouraged to apply for Canterbury Arts Council Scholarships

Feb 28, 2012

Young people encouraged to apply for Canterbury Arts Council Scholarships

If you’re a young person aged 16 to 25 and interested in the arts, why not apply for a Scholarship from Canterbury Arts Council?

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Artists invited to submit work for Richborough Towers art exhibition

Feb 27, 2012

Artists invited to submit work for Richborough Towers art exhibition

Are you an artist, writer, photographer or poet who has been inspired by Richborough Towers? Submit your work to an upcoming exhibition!

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Final exhibition at Towers School shows how far students have come

Feb 23, 2012

Final exhibition at Towers School shows how far students have come

Future Creative’s Embrace project at Towers School finishes with a powerful exhibition, hosted by the participating young people.

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Do you want to inspire the next generation of social entrepreneurs?

Feb 22, 2012

Do you want to inspire the next generation of social entrepreneurs?

Join our course and become a SEQ mentor to support young people & adults in setting up their own business.

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Fantastic Four exploits continue in Bournemouth

Feb 21, 2012

Fantastic Four exploits continue in Bournemouth

Future Creative begins its second week of visits to the Fantastic Four nurseries in Bournemouth, Dorset.

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Dads in the Picture

Jun 28, 2010

Dads in the Picture

Future Creative was commissioned to work with fathers in the London Borough of Camden, to increase their knowledge and understanding of their children’s development. In turn, these sessions provided an interactive platform for fathers to communicate and share their experiences with one another. Two of our early years trainers led workshops with fathers in the local community, using creative activities and discussion to encourage the exploration of children’s development and learning. Fathers were able to re-engage in their children’s learning by discovering child development theory that...

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