Creative skills get results

6th October 2006 at 01:00
Children who worked with actors, fashion designers and writers under the Government's Creative Partnerships scheme behaved better, worked better and became more mature at school, said an Ofsted report. But inspectors found they were unable to transfer new skills like improvisation and risk-taking to other areas of their work.

Creative Partnerships was set up in 2002 to give children in 2,500 English schools in poorer areas professional help to develop creative skills.

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