Develop your pupils' self-awareness, self-confidence and self-esteem
with this practical and inspiring resource
Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts is a practical and inspiring resource that uses the creative arts to develop your pupils’ emotional wellbeing.
Drama techniques such as hot-seating and conscience alley are already widely used throughout the literacy framework. Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts aims to introduce further techniques across the areas of dance, drama, music and visual art to give purpose and meaning to pupils’ work in every area of the curriculum.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts is designed to help children grow into well-rounded young adults with a keen sense of self-awareness, self-confidence and self-esteem. Packed full of practical classroom strategies and case studies, this resource will ensure your pupils develop their emotional wellbeing and improve their levels of attainment in all subjects across the curriculum.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts contains three sections designed to:
Provide you with a framework for rolling out a cohesive and integrated creative arts programme in your school
Develop productive and meaningful relationships between you and your pupils
Provide you with additional resources to carry out successful in-house CPD
Save you time by providing you with activities and case studies to use in class.
Summary of contents
Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts uses a variety of materials and resources to support both teachers and senior managers to embed the creative arts in their school curriculum. By putting PSE matters into real-life contexts, this resource will enable your pupils to develop their problem-solving skills and emotional literacy in a non-threatening and understanding environment.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts outlines with clear and practical examples how schools can give purpose and meaning to the arts and develop your pupils’ social and emotional wellbeing.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development through the Creative Arts will help you to:
Consider the essential relationship between personal, social and emotional development in the arts
Develop your pupils into well-rounded young adults who are emotionally literate and can manage their own behaviour
Encourage your pupils to develop an understanding of themselves and take ownership of their learning
Evaluate how personal, social and emotional development impacts on pupil learning
Plan for a more integrated and creative curriculum.
Part One: PSE, the Arts and the Developing Child:
1. PSE, the arts and the need for an integrated curriculum
2. How it works: A case-study analysis of PSE and the arts in practice
3. A handy guide to reports, recommendations and references
Part Two: Practical Strategies to Develop PSE through the Arts:
4. Creating the right conditions
5. Practical activity plans – 1 (Understanding self)
6. Practical activity plans – 2 (Self, others and relationships)
7. Putting it all together: a practical planning structure to enable use of the arts as a medium for investigation and as a means of communication about self, others and relationships
Part Three: Supporting your Development Plan:
8. Strategies to support school development
9. Staff training: PowerPoint resource
Part Four: Resources:
Activity Pages, lesson analysis guides, discussion prompts and school development action plans
Appendix A: Resources for use with pupils
Appendix B: Resources for use with staff