Reimagining (Primary) Curriculum through creativity, story and ethical citizenship


11th June 2021
9.00 - 1.30

To book a place at this one day or two festival, please download the booking form (an invoice will be sent to directly to you) or pay online using the following link. 

9.00 – 10.00

Thinking differently about learning through Covid: 

Connection, struggle, hope and wellbeing through story


Case Studies of practice:
Reimagining Home (connecting communities)

Museum of Legends (community connections)

Viv Aitken (New Zealand Practices)

Story Makers Press (storying diverse identities)


Inquiry Questions:

What is the potential of story processes for reimagining curriculum?

What type of thinking does inquiry through story offer?

10.15 –11.30

Reimagining relationships:

Finding new ways to think

Emerging research landscapes:

Lisa Stephenson

Kay Sidebottom

Vicky Storey


Inquiry Questions:

What does a regenerative curriculum look like?

What could an ethical citizenship curriculum look like?

What is the role of creative learning in facilitating critical thinking?

11.45 –1.15

Future Practice in action:

Reimagining Curriculum


Whole school approaches

Windmill Primary: Wellbeing and creative arts

Welsh Curriculum: A creative approach

Icelandic Curriculum: Rannveig Björk Þorkelsdóttir

Feversham Primary: Arts based curriculum.


Ethical Citizenship Award Launch: Katie Smith



Inquiry Questions:

What do young people think creative learning brings to 21st Century living?

Can stories disrupt the dominant discourse? What does this practice look like in action?

What is the role of the artist educator in 21st Century Learning?

Join us for our virtual festival where we explore the ways in which imagination and immersive story can bring learning to life in a complex and changing world.  Hear from international educators, innovative school leaders and practitioners about the ways in which they are actively reclaiming imaginative and future facing pedagogies.






You can read about our previous festival here