News: Schools

We are currently recruiting two new roles to lead and coordinate our Schools programme including our new three year project Creative Encounters, working in North West Edinburgh. 

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Research commissioned by Creative Scotland and Imaginate found that theatre, dance and drama are seen as hugely valuable by a large majority of Scottish primary schools.

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In 2021 Imaginate began a journey to achieve the Silver LGBT Charter with LGBT Youth Scotland. Company & Project Administrator Connel Burnett explains what this involves and why it's important to the organisation.

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Theatre in Schools Scotland is reconnecting creatively with nurseries and primary schools across Scotland this autumn with a new programme of unique theatrical experiences for children created by leading theatre and dance organisations for children and young people - Barrowland Ballet, Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, Curious Seed, Imaginate, MoonSlide and Starcatchers.

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Emily Nicholl reflects on a year of Jerwood Fellowship looking at performances for children with additional support needs, and her thinking around our relationships to landscape. Part 2 of 2.

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Emily Nicholl reflects on a year of Jerwood Fellowship looking at performances for children with additional support needs, and her thinking around our relationships to landscape. Part 1 of 2.

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Sanjay Lago and Brian Harley reflect on their experiences working with Lucas Chih-Peng Kao and the children of P5 at Canal View Primary School as part of our Immerse Summer Schools Project.

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The show Mixed Up, which was commissioned by Imaginate and first shown at the Children’s Festival in May this year as a digital project, can finally be presented live into schools as part of a partnership between Edinburgh International Festival, Imaginate and Starcatchers.

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Jen McGregor and Marion Geoffray talk about about their project working with two P6 classes at Forthview Primary School, exploring themes of revolution, protest and counter-protest, and the ways in which we can make major and minor changes to our world.

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Marion Geoffray reflects on her experiences delivering one of Imaginate's first in-person projects in fifteen months, working alongside trainee artist Kemono Lebe Sinanduku and the P1 classes and teachers at Craigroyston Primary School.

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We are pleased to confirm that we are planning an exciting festival for next year, and that it will go ahead in one form or another from 25 May - 6 June.

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Our schools team has highlighted a selection of Christmas shows available to schools. Some of them are for schools only while others are also available to the general public. Oh yes they are!

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Gudrun reflects on her first week of In a New Light project

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Kate Temple highlights some of the excellent visual art resources and workshops currently available online for children, young people and families during this extended period of lockdown.

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As life continues in lockdown for many of us and for some taking the first tentative steps out of restrictions, we thought it might be a great time to share some new digital adventures with you from around the world.

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Brian Hartley's third blog about his Immerse residency with St Ninian's R.C. Primary School, talking about weeks 6, 7 and 8.

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Shane O’Reilly (Gender Lab, January 2017 as part of PUSH) talks about the impact Covid-19 on physical interaction and intimacy.

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