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For School
Development

At SPAEDA, we are dedicated to empowering arts educators through a comprehensive range of professional development opportunities.

 

Our initiatives aim to enhance skills, inspire, motivate and foster well-being for teachers and pupils.

We offer support for education settings at any stage of their journey to unlock creativity for staff and learners. 

Upcoming Training and Events

  • Role of the Art Coordinator - Beginners
    Role of the Art Coordinator - Beginners
    Tue, 05 Mar
    Role of the Art Coordinator - Beginners
    05 Mar 2024, 09:00 – 15:30
    Hestercombe House, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton TA2 8LQ, UK
    Registration is now closed.
  • Creative Leaders Network
    Creative Leaders Network
    Tue, 12 Mar
    Creative Leaders Network
    12 Mar 2024, 16:00 – 18:00
    Online Network Meeting
    Inviting SENCOs and those working within SEND settings in Somerset to share and develop creative approaches to support their learners.
  • Role of the Art Coordinator - Refresher
    Role of the Art Coordinator - Refresher
    Tue, 19 Mar
    Role of the Art Coordinator - Refresher
    19 Mar 2024, 09:00 – 15:30
    Hestercombe House, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton TA2 8LQ, UK
    Best Practice, Planning, Progression and Assessment for KS 1-2
  • SWITCHBOOK - Sketchbook Circle for Art Leaders
    SWITCHBOOK - Sketchbook Circle for Art Leaders
    Thu, 10 Oct
    SWITCHBOOK - Sketchbook Circle for Art Leaders
    10 Oct 2024, 16:30 – 18:00
    Taunton, Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 8LQ, UK
    SWITCHBOOK is an innovative collaboration, bringing together art educators from across Somerset, working side-by-side on a continuous sketchbook journey.
  • Role of the Art Coordinator - Beginners
    Role of the Art Coordinator - Beginners
    Tue, 12 Nov
    Role of the Art Coordinator - Beginners
    12 Nov 2024, 09:00 – 15:30
    Hestercombe House, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton TA2 8LQ, UK
    Best Practice, Planning, Progression and Assessment for KS 1-2
Role of the Art Coordinator Training

Designed for those with a responsibility for leading or teaching art and design at Key Stage 1 or 2, our one-day courses include practical, hands-on ideas for classroom art activities and will equip you with understanding and approaches to successfully lead the art and design curriculum in your school.

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INSET and Whole Staff Team Training

Improve staff retention and increase confidence to deliver art and design in schools with our INSET and whole staff team sessions. Whatever phase of education, our experienced artist teachers help you explore a chosen aspect of the curriculum.

Choose from whole day, half day or after school sessions.

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Sketchbooks for Learning

Learn about our professional development programme, SWITCHBOOK, and it's growing creative community!

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Online Teaching Resources

Use our online teaching resources across the curriculum with all learners.  

 

Each resource includes curriculum links; engaging practical activities designed and led by artists; full instructions and a list of everything you need to deliver these with your students.

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