Stephen Bruce

Area of professional expertise Teaching and Learning Teaching units of work and modelling lessons in primary art Ensuring progress in children’s core skills and knowledge and understanding of art Cross curricular learning

Area of professional expertise

Teaching and Learning

Teaching units of work and modelling lessons in primary art

Ensuring progress in children’s core skills and knowledge and understanding of art

Cross curricular learning

Enhancing school values through art (Christian Values for Church Schools) and supporting schools with the teaching of British Values through art

Gifted and talented provision and outcomes.

Staff training

Delivering INSET – topics include:

Pottery in Primary Schools

Teaching drawing

Teaching painting

Teaching printmaking

Using works of art with children (including Take One Picture)

RE through art or cross curricular work through art (this can be linked to other training workshops e.g. drawing)

Display in primary schools for teachers and TAs

Introducing NQTs to the art curriculum

Network meetings/ training for subject leaders with clusters of schools

One to one or small group training for teachers who may wish to improve their art skills and repertoire of ideas and techniques.

Advisory work/ Curriculum Development

Support in curriculum development e.g. developing schemes of work, cross curricular units of work, formulating action plans, developing policies and assessment of art and support for curriculum leaders, including mentoring for new curriculum leaders

Preparing for Section 48 SIAMS Inspections and improving the school environment through art

Advising and supporting schools with special events where art will form a major component

Advising and training for the running of art clubs and Gifted and Talented provision.

Displays and School Environment

Supporting schools to improve the quality of displays through delivering training and modelling displays.

Biographical statement

I am an educational consultant and photographer. I was a primary school head teacher for 16 years from 1998 in Brent and Westminster and I am trained Section 48 Inspector (SIAMS). I have an MA in Art and Design Education and I specialise in primary art teaching, teacher and support staff training and projects of various kinds. I have been involved in delivering training for teachers for art since 1991. I have experience of teaching PGCE students at the Institute of Education University of London, providing courses for NQTs, experienced teachers and art subject leaders. I wrote regular articles for Art, Craft, Design and Technology Magazine published by Scholastic and have written training materials for the BBC. I also undertake work to help improve displays and the school visual environment.

Contact and links

Chalice Arts UK Ltd

64 Shaldon Drive

South Ruislip

Middlesex

HA4 0UL

Telephone: 07973863916

Email: [javascript protected email address]

Website: www.chaliceartsuk.co.uk