Archive for the ‘Special Needs’ Category
Art forms: Fine Art, Painting.
Summary: Qualified Art Teacher 11-19, also qualified to work with SEN & students with learning difficulties. Would like to offer art workshops to all. Can be flexible with content. Specialise in Abstract Art, but can provide other disciplines on request.
Locations: Suffolk & North Essex
Experience: Exhibiting Artist since 1996, Qualified Teacher since 2006, Work Part Time teaching Art (therapy) and KS3 & 4 to students with Complex needs and behavioural issues in EOTAS.
Postgraduate Diploma in Education; Merit (MA without dissertation)
PGCE Secondary in Art and Design
BA HONS Art and Design, specialising in Fine Art
NVQ LEVEL 3 Retail Management
NVQ LEVEL 2 Modern Apprenticeship in Retail
BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA Foundation Studies in Art and Design
A LEVEL Art and Design
A LEVEL RE
A LEVEL English Literature
GCSE’s 9 A*-C’s including Mathematics, Science and English
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE Information Technology
June 2012: Suffolk Open Studios
Jan 2005: Suffolk Age Concern; Mural of spring scene and Spring Craft Workshop.
Dec 2004: Sixth Form Winter Wonderland Workshop, St Peters Church Community Project.
Groups worked with: 11-19 year olds, OAP, SEN, Learning difficulties, College Students.
14 Springfield Road
Art forms: Textiles, Craft
Summary: I am a weaver/textile artist. My studio practice is combined with teaching. Combining traditional techniques with contemporary design, my work ranges from fine silk scarves to 3D woven art. Materials used are mainly natural fibres, especially silk; yarns are coloured and painted making each item unique. I also enjoy experimenting with more unusual materials such as copper wire and ‘found materials’.
Locations: Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Essex
Experience: I have had a varied teaching career, and am an experienced weaver.
As Artist Educator for the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts I design and facilitate workshops for schools, families and outreach groups.
I have led workshops for the Salthouse/Cley Contemporary Art Project since 2008 running sessions for schools, families, carers and clients and special needs groups.
At Dragon Hall in Norwich I run the weaving Summer Schools and teach textile courses.
I provide talks and demonstrations for guilds and groups.
At the Norfolk and Norwich Association for the Blind I work as a volunteer running The Living Art Group for older people. I have many years experience working with children and young people with visual impairment.
My teaching career encompasses early years to further education.
Qualifications: Qualified teacher. BA Lit, PGCE, RSA Cert TEFL, B,phil (Special Education visual impairment), Creative Textiles level 3, distinction in Access in Art and Design.
Committee member Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society.
Projects: Projects can be from one hour tasters to full courses. Examples of topics include simple weaving with the emphasis on creativity and exploration using found natural and recycled materials.
Community tapestries are a more sustained project with themes relevant to a given group.
Dyeing sessions explore the use of colour.
Feltmaking workshops can result in individual designs to take home at the end of the session, or in communal panels for display.
Some examples of previous projects include workshop leader for community basketry project with NNAB/Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts; a series of curriculum related feltmaking days for Northgate High School; and recently ‘Birds and Other Creatures’ family day for Cley 12 Art Festival weaving into willow shapes with a range of exciting and colourful materials.
Groups worked with: Sessions can be adapted for all ages and abilities.
Studio 6 Muspole Workshops,
25-27 Muspole St,
Mike Rowland Jana Rowland
Ambient Classical Music
Art forms: Composer & Music Practitioner, Soundbeam & Music Sessions for SEN of all ages.
Summary: Bespoke music services to schools, hospice, arts centres. We have a sensory recording studio for SEN. The One Feather Project encourages musicianship, making music for the mainstream market and music through diversity.Encourages employability.
We attach musical activity to support OT,SALTS, and behavioural or diagnostic needs.
Locations: Eastern Counties. Can Travel!
Experience: Mike Rowland is a spiritual composer with numerous healing albums: “The Fairy Ring”, Arc en Ciel, Silver Wings, My Elfin Friends, The Reiki Effect Jana Rowland is a classical choral composer, works include The Dream of Sarkis for String Quartet and Choirs, Dialogue with the Sea (SingOut2010) Childrens songs.
Qualifications: Mike Rowland, M.Mus. Interfaith Minister. Jana Rowland M.Mus, M.A.Ed.(Dist)B.A.(Hons) DipIfC,C.P.D.Ed. Full Driving Licence CRB Enhanced.
Projects: Beaming, The BIg Adventure,Soundbeam Trainers – Artlink, Re Cycling Songs – Funded by Britten Pears Foundation, Sing Out 2010 funded by PRS, Saxmundham Rotary, Music sessions for all with Activities Unlimited, Creative Partnerships, Eastfeast, Sing Out 2010 Projects supported by Adnams Foundation,Jesse’s Fund, Suffolk County Council. Provider to schools in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.Choral Advisor & Adjudicator Suffolk Festivals.
Groups worked with: People with SEN, and complex needs. Individuals and groups. Alzheimer patients and the elderly in care homes Bramfield Community Choir and schools choirs. Warren School Lowestoft and HIllside School Sudbury.
01502 478446 (Studio answer phone)
The Old Forge Studio
Art forms: Video and animation workshops. Video Programmes can also be made working in conjunction with groups. The workshops include the use of all recording equipment e.g. camcorders, tripods, microphones, lights, laptops.
Summary: The workshops – single or as a series – are developed in conjunction with client groups and can provide a range of expertise and learning outcomes dependent on the client requirements.
Locations: Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk
Experience: A professional filmmaker for over 25 years creating a range of programmes that primarily tackle social and community issues. Video Course Director for several years at West Suffolk College. Has run workshops for over 7 years and also movie making residential breaks.
Qualifications: Bronze and Silver Arts Awards Advisor/Trainer. Stage One Moderation – Certificate in FE Teaching (Level 4). Completed SAFE Child Protection Training. CRB checked.
Projects: Examples of films made at some of the workshops can be found on www.ko-an.org.
ICE Project – Heritage Lottery – 29 interview programmes with people from the West Indies.
Lap of Honour – Heritage – 17 interview programmes with past and future Olympians.
Life Stories – Suffolk Mental Health – 9 programmes, people’s stories.
Just Listen – Learning Skills Council – 11 programmes looking at Equality & Diversity issues.
Creative Partnerships – series of contracts working in Primary Schools linking workshops with the curriculum.
Inside Out – workshops developing films about the activities and interests of the group.
Olympic Values – Lottery – workshops with schools, colleges and community groups looking at the 7 values and what they mean to them.
Movie Camp – Activities for All – an annual residential break for young people with disabilities where they create their own films.
Groups worked with: Workshops for Special Education schools and colleges primarily in Suffolk, Primary Schools, youth organisations, community groups. Oral history projects with senior citizens.
Charlie Wilson – Crickcrack Productions
Art Forms: Storytelling
Summary: I am a Professional Storyteller with over thirty years experience in education and performance. My performances and workshops enhance:
- Literacy skills
– Speaking and listening
– The experience of sharing a story
- The multicultural curriculum
– Pupil confidence and self esteem
Stories from many cultures are shared with music.
Sessions are carefully and appropriately differentiated.
Sessions are very interactive, rhythmical and sprinkled with rhyme.
The language is rich and the narrative expertly crafted.
There is always singing and music making, and the setting is delightfully colourful.
Children and adults will be inspired and the sessions will encourage imaginations to fly. Further details, photographs and audio clips are available on my site. I have an Enhanced CRB, £10 million public liability insurance, and I am a full member of Equity.
Locations: Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey, East Sussex, West Sussex, London
Experience: Very experienced with fifteen years of teaching and twenty years of storytelling.
Qualifications: Cert Ed and B.Ed (Culham & Oxford); also Adv. Cert. in Speech & Drama (Central School of Speech and Drama, London)
Projects: Too many to list
Groups Worked with: Children – pre school.; KS1, KS2 and KS3