October 31, 2019

 What a fantastically, magical, messy and creative day we all had yesterday at our Halloween Art Day. We created spell books, sculpted our own magic wands, created our own slime and painted silhouettes onto pumpkins. In addition to the creative activities we had the da...

September 1, 2019

 What an amazing week we all had at ARTsCOOLuk Summer School 2019. We had over 160 children attending the week full of Arts and Crafts from around the world. Take a look at the creations we made inspired by cultures such as Japanese, Mexican, Indian, Aboriginal and Egy...

ARTsCOOLuk 2019 annual art exhibition this year is held at Uplands Community College. We are exhibiting artwork work from Key stage 1, key stage 2, our Saturday textile class and our secondary classes. We are lucky enough to be exhibiting alongside the GCSE and A-Level...

 This week we had our Easter / Spring Crafts Day. 45 children learnt new craft techniques throughout the day, including quilling, marbling, basket weaving, creating faberge inspired eggs, decorating bird houses as well as the usual games and an Easter hunt. A brilliant...

February 21, 2019

Amazing Pop Art fun was had by everyone who attended our day over Half term. We had 50 children creating Andy Warhol inspired screen printed T'Shirts, Wayne Thiebaud inspired doughnuts and Roy Lichtenstein inspired portraits, plus games, challenges and lots of laughs....

February 2, 2019

 For 3 days, I was given the amazing opportunity to work with all the children in the school to work on art activities all based around the school values. We looked at a variety of artists for inspiration and created some individual art pieces as well as some collabora...

We had an amazing festive creative day full of Christmas crafts on 21st December. 50 children attended our busy day, where we created paperback sculptures, Christmas wreaths and sewn felt decorations. In addition to the main crafts we had independent crafts and games b...

October 30, 2018

Autumn Art Day in half term held at Uplands Community College was a great success and a lot of fun. Over 40 children attended the day where we created  Day of the Dead skulls in clay, produced  some autumn sunography using light sensitive paper, carved pumpkins and did...

September 1, 2018

 The first ARTsCOOLuk summer school was held at Uplands Community College from Monday 20th August - Friday 24th August. Each day focussed on a different art skill and then we did 3 activities based on that discipline. Monday was a drawing day, Tuesday was the painting...