New Glasgow kids

Tes Editorial

(Photograph) - Kim Robertson and Ben Green of St John's Primary school put themselves in the Gorbals of the 1940s in a photograph by Oscar Mazeroli which formed part of an exhibition last week at the Lighthouse centre for architecture and design. The show, called 'Stirring the City', launched a five-year scheme to ensure that artworks form part of the new redevelopment of the area. Schoolchildren were introduced to the artists in a series of workshops at The Lighthouse on Tuesday. The first informal project was Stephen Healey's Peter Pan which gave five- to 12-year-olds the ride of a lifetime in a helicopter trip over their homes. Schools will also work with former teacher Ted Scott, now head of a wild flower nursery, and help him to collect, plant and germinate seeds which will form part of a meadow on the banks of the Clyde

Register to continue reading for free

It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you

Tes Editorial

Latest stories

New headteachers - here are 9 things you need to know

Headteacher wellbeing and sources of 'streth'

Former headteacher Chris McDermott set out to find out the true causes of leader stress and support – and in doing so coined a whole new term, as he explains here
Chris McDermott 2 Dec 2021
Transdisciplinary learning: how to embed it in your school

Why you need a transdisciplinary curriculum

At the Aspirations Academies, six hours a week are dedicated to applied transdisciplinary learning - but how does it work? And should you apply something similar at your school?
Steve Kenning 2 Dec 2021
Expert governors can now come and help schools and trusts

Why schools and trusts can now hire 'expert governors'

Providing access to expert governors for struggling settings - or those willing to pay £500 a day for their insights - could have a huge benefit across education, claims the National Governance Association
Emily Attwood 2 Dec 2021