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The winner of our #Linguastars blog competition is Yii-Ling from Newstead Wood School. Read all about their experience of online learning during #Linguastars, our online programme for Year 12 students interested in studying languages at university. It also includes some fantastic recommendations of how to continue your language learning throughout this unique time… Lockdown. Online…
On Friday the 8th November 2019, The University of Leeds invited 8 schools to Leeds Minster for the annual Question Time. This is the third year the event has run, and has become a new tradition, which we hope to keep going throughout the future years. The day commenced when students from Cardinal Heenan Catholic…
For the last four years we have been working in partnership with the Association for Art History to challenge the reduction and removal of art and art history teaching in schools in the UK, and ensure that young people have access to and can aspire to careers in the cultural and creative industries through inspired,…
We ended the year with a celebration of our partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture International and Saturday Clubs from Nottingham Trent University and Manchester Metropolitan University. We started the day at Leeds Art Gallery and Ayşe Erkmen’s site-specific installation. Her work allows the viewer to bring their attention to overlooked details in their surroundings. She often…
Another fantastic session led by our amazing BA Fine Art students and their ‘Cut the Mustard’ Degree Show. It was brilliant to see our Mustard Seeds installed in the show, and pictures from the opening night where so many people filled the space! The ‘Cut the Mustard’ students took our Club on guided drawing tours…
A brilliant day in London visiting the National Saturday Club Summer Show and Tate Modern. We finally made it (after long train delays!) to the National Saturday Club certificate presentation in the beautiful conference room at Institution of Engineering and Technology. It was brilliant to join lots of other Clubs and celebrate all the Members achievements…
Thank you to the STEM@Leeds Outreach Team for a great session getting us to think about all the crossover skills between Art and Engineering. Inspired by Food airdrops for disaster relief, we were set a challenge to create a model to transport an egg safely to the ground. Airdrops are used in the occasion of civil…
A fantastic session led by our amazing BA Fine Art students, introducing our Club members to the theme of their upcoming degree show ‘Cut the Mustard’ We started with an introduction to the ‘Cut the Mustard’ theme, and an invitation to produce work to be included in the show. Our National Art & Saturday Club…