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Cultural Learning Alliance Blog: Developing a STEAM school

Blog from Head Teacher of Aureus School Hannah Wilson on developing a STEAM school.

Posted: 01/04/2018

Read about how Hannah Wison, Head Teacher of a new school in Didcot was determined to retain a balanced curriculum despite the school’s position in the middle of two major science parks.

She says it, ‘made sense for the school to be designated as a STEM school. However, as
an English, Media and Drama specialist who has led the Performing Arts
provision in the last few  London schools I have worked in, I felt very
strongly that I did not want our vision to result in an unbalanced
curriculum and focus on some subjects at the expense of others. I thus
re-designated us as a STEAM School. I use the phrase of putting the
‘Arts at the Heart’ of our school.’

Read more of this blog on the Cultural Learning Alliance website and see all there other really useful briefings and research.

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