Creative Learning

Ryde Summer Fun

Growing Ideas are working in Partnership with Barnardo’s once again this summer to provide a range of educational activities, with a heavy emphasis on fun, in a number of primary schools in Ryde, Isle of Wight. The schools we are collaborating with are Oakfield Primary School, Haylands Primary School and Greenmount Primary School. There are […]

Isle of Wight School Trip Activities

The Growing Ideas primary school team ran our first set of Isle of Wight School Trip Activities today. An exciting morning of adventurous, team-building activities for the staff and 55 children from Worplesden Primary School, Surrey, made this a really memorable day of their trip to the Isle of Wight. All the children and staff […]

Growing Ideas on the Big Screen in Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square

Apparently the Growing Ideas team have also made it onto the big screen in Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square thanks to our creative learning project with Gomer Infants School, Compulsive Productions and Creative Partnerships back in January and February 2011. We haven’t managed to see the video on the big screen yet but if you do please […]

Growing Ideas Business Challenge for 6th Formers

Kevin McNamara of Growing Ideas and Richard Quigley (Corries Cabin, Cowes) went to the Isle of Wight College today to work with a group of 6th form Business A Level students. Kevin and Richard have been assigned a group of budding marketeers who have just three weeks to come up with a real-world marketing strategy […]

Building Bridges at Dover Park Primary School

It’s a brand new year and we ran our first school based sessions of 2011 today at Dover Park Primary School in Ryde. A very excited, brilliantly inventive Year 5 class took part in one of our science-technology Bridge Building Challenges. This is just one of a short series of sessions we’re running in partnership […]

Growing Ideas and Gifted and Talented on the Isle of Wight

Growing Ideas ran the first of our Gifted and Talented days for primary and middle school children at Newport Primary School on the Isle of Wight. The theme for the day was Renewable Energy and two large groups of children took part in a series of problem solving and design challenges focusing on Solar Power […]