Creativity is a key vital capacity that will enhance our students’ worth to prospective employers; rather than waiting to be told what to do, employees who can bring concepts together to form new ideas will be much in demand and more successful. Every field of human endeavour needs creativity in order to move forward.
This Academy will be of particular interest to any student participating in an arts subject at Earlscliffe, such as Photography A-level/GCSE or History of Art A-level.
● Participation in workshops with the Creative Folkestone Triennial Projects
● Attending Foundation BA course presentations on Portfolio Management at the Folkestone
● Quarterhouse Arts Centre
● Student collaborative workshops and lectures with leading visiting artists, designers and
● recent graduates
● Visit London Art Galleries, Exhibitions and the Frieze International Art Fair
● Opportunities to enter National Art/Photography Competitions, RA Young Artists Summer Exhibition and the Portrait of Britain
● Submission of artwork to John Downton Awards celebrating the creativity of Kent’s young artists
● Participating in and supporting the TEDx Folkestone event
● Overseas trips to some of the great international galleries in New York, Boston and Paris
● The opportunity to curate their own internal exhibitions in the school’s art spaces
● Completion of supplementary qualifications through involvement in edX and Coursera learning Platforms
Participation in the Creative Arts Academy will help our students to develop the World Economic Forum Competencies of creativity, communication and collaboration, and the Character Qualities of curiosity, adaptability, and social and cultural awareness.