Author Archives: Cultural Inclusion

Link: A Long Letter to Joey

There is much debate about curriculum content at the moment. A significant and feisty debate on the cultural canon for our schools. This great piece from Stephen Unwin shows why it is so important that the art and culture we… Read More »

Link: Is Silence Golden?

Blog by Martin Boniface. Last month, my son, Harry was excited to go to the theatre. Harry has severe learning disabilities, epilepsy and no speech, Harry loves animals and when his Dimensions support worker took him to see Into the Woods, a… Read More »

News: London launch for Cultural Inclusion Manifesto

School Travel Organiser report The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith recently hosted the official launch of the Cultural Inclusion Manifesto, a statement of intent to address children’s needs for better access to cultural and arts opportunities. See more

Link: Ballet classes for an ‘inclusive society’

Meet the Flamingo Chicks, the ballet that encourage inclusivity and where youngsters of all abilities can enjoy themselves. BBC: see more

Link: Wellbeing through arts and culture

The Arts Council believe that making and experiencing arts and culture can transform quality of life for individuals and communities. Take a look at the projects and information below to find out more, and help them to spread the word… Read More »

Cultural Inclusion Newsletter – 11th May 2018

See the first Cultural Inclusion Newsletter here      

News: Cultural Inclusion in Schools Week today

Great to have coverage in Schools Week for Cultural Inclusion. See more and go to page 19.    

Event: West London Arts Festival

A partnership between four Special Needs Schools and two London cultural institutions; The Wallace Collection and The Lyric Theatre Hammersmith See more

News: School Travel Organiser promotes the manifesto

Thanks to School Travel Organiser for promoting the Cultural Inclusion manifesto in their April 2018 edition of their magazine for secondary schools. See more (go to page 6)

Example: Licence to Learn

An impressive example of what can be achieved in providing a rich cultural experience for pupils through partnerships with external groups and providers. See more