Should all schools be art schools? Yes.
‘All schools should be art schools’ said Bob and Roberta Smith. We rather like this idea. It is our ambition is to bring contemporary art to schools in the RSA Family of Academies to support young people’s exploration of the world and what it means to be human. In a new creative partnership, we will […]See more
The theme of Artsfest 2018 is ‘belonging’. The ethos of the day is participation, trying something new, having fun and being creative as we aim to further students passion for the arts and understanding of different artforms. There are five workshops to participate in: spoken word with Amerah Saleh dance with Motionhouse drama with practitioner Jay […]See more
RSA8 Student Leadership Programme 2018
At the RSA Academies we encourage pupils to become active participants in their own communities. Nothing epitomises this more than the distinctive RSA8 Student Leadership programme. RSA8 takes year 8 students from across the RSA Family of Academies and asks them to create and run their own social action project, addressing a key issue in […]See more
Song Cycle at the CBSO Centre
Students sang to a packed house of parents and guests at the CBSO Centre on Tuesday 10 July for the world premiere of Do you See? Do you Hear? Schools sang their own individual songs, sang parts of each others songs with their voices interplaying with pre-recorded voices of adults talking about the project. It was fantastic! Do […]See more
Opening Doors Receives Regional Award
RSA Academies and the North Worcestershire Economic & Regeneration Development service (NWedR) has been recognised for its work supporting careers education and helping young people into the world of work through the Opening Doors to Business programme. The organisations have been named Innovative Partnership of the Year in the West & South West by the […]See more
Mental Health Project – RSAA on the road!
The last year has seen the RSA and RSA Academies working with seven schools, including six of the schools in the Family, on the topic of mental health. With support from the Pears Foundation, this project – a Comprehensive Approach to Mental Health in Schools – involved providing three training sessions throughout the year for […]See more
We are looking for a new Chief Executive
Chief Executive, RSA Academies (London/West Midlands) RSA Academies is seeking a new Chief Executive to be responsible for all aspects of the charity’s strategic and business development, leading a small London-based team of RSA Academies staff and working closely with the principals and governors of the seven schools that currently form the RSA Family […]See more
RSA Academies newsletter June 2018
Welcome to the RSA Academies Newsletter for June 2018. Read all about the latest news including the work we are currently doing to help achieve our ambition that our children receive an education that is rich in the arts, culture and creativity. Read also about the WOW world of work teacher resources, a pioneering new careers inspiration programme. We are also holding a conversation about creative teachers: asking how teacher creativity and autonomy links to motivation and retention. Tell us what you think the benefits and the risks are.
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Research enquiries from the RSA teacher trainees
We are drawing towards the end of the training year for our teacher trainees who have been working extremely hard with the RSA Academies’ Teaching School Alliance and their placement schools. One of the course requirements is that students undertake a research module. This research is directed through a design thinking approach and yesterday I […]See more