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Back in September 2018, Tate, Artangel and A New Direction invited every primary school in London to have their Year 3 classes photographed as part of Steve McQueen’s Year 3 project. The resulting class photos are being brought together for an installation at Tate Britain and a city-wide exhibition this November.


The Department for Education have released a report on children's achievement at the end of the EYFSP, from 2013-2019.


The Young Mayor for 2019–20 is Femi Komolafe and the Deputy Young Mayor is Aaliyah Odedina.


The Durham Commission has just launched a report and recommendations for the promotion of creativity in education in England.


Bringing together careers information and opportunities from creative organisations in one explorable directory.


Curriculum for Life is about changing the content, delivery and culture around what young people learn, including a strand around Creativity and Enrichment.


After careful consideration the LEAN Board have decided to opt for an Independent Examination in place of an Audit.

Members or grant funders are invited to raise any questions with members of the Board or the Treasurer (David Williams) by contacting



The LEAN Trustees will debate what a Cultural Education Partnership for Lewisham might look like at their Away Day on Sunday 15th September.


This research from A New Direction identifies the main challenges that need to be overcome to ensure the potential of the creative economy is realised.


A new crowdfunding website just for schools has launched offering a free platform for schools to raise money online in an aim to modernise school fundraising.