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We are committed! Arts, culture and creativity in our schools

May 12, 2018 / Georgina Chatfield

As we hit May full on, amidst the bank holidays and half term we are all running full steam ahead with our ambition that our children receive an education that is rich in the arts, design, cultural and creative activities. We are preparing for the RSA Academies’ Festival of Arts and Creativity, Artsfest, which arrives […]

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Song Cycle project underway

May 4, 2018 / Georgina Chatfield

This blog is cross posted from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group: …… BCMG are delighted to be working with the RSA on an exciting project during the 2017-18 academic year spanning all 7 RSA Academies in the West Midlands. The overall aim of the project is to bring together the Academies through the creation and performance of a new song cycle […]

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Music reduces anxiety and increases confidence…

February 9, 2017 / Georgina Chatfield

A story on how to push for music. ‘A rich variety of music projects reduces student stress and anxiety; gives opportunities to build teamwork, leadership and musical skills; and helps build skills and confidence. Stephen Steinhaus, Vice Principal of Whitley Academy, explains… I’ll just come right out and say it: we don’t have a music […]

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And the B34T goes on…

May 27, 2016 / Georgina Chatfield

This blog was written by Sherene Meir and is also posted on the RSA website.  The RSA Academies’ Performing Arts Hub are excited to be working with Beatfreeks on a project engaging students and teachers from the RSA Academies to develop school cultures of music making. Beatfreeks is an award winning social enterprise run by RSA […]

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