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Using Drama In The Classroom

This is a special opportunity for Ceredigion primary school teachers to attend a practical session to develop drama skills in the classroom led by Mari Rhian Owen of Theatr Arad Goch through the medium of Welsh. Up to £100 per day is available to schools towards the cost of supply. * Two modelling sessions will […]


‘Inspired by the Outdoors’ Aim: Develop your skills in the visual arts using the outdoor classroom. Explore the possibilities of Pembrey Park as an outdoor learning space. Pembrey Country Park, Llanelli Date: 16th July 2019 Time: 09.30 – 15.30 Reserve your place via Eventbrite: CREATIVE SKILLS OUTDOOR WORKSHOP Workshop 1: Lee John Phillips Record your […]

The Butterfly Hunter

By Geinor StylesIn partnership with Swansea Museum, National Waterfront Museum and Technocamps Synopsis Why are there so many different species? Multi award-winning Theatr na nÓg invite you on an adventure with one of the greatest scientists of all time, as he seeks to answer this age-old conundrum. Born in Wales, Alfred Russel Wallace came up […]

Tell Tales are Flying…. Again!

National Waterfront Museum On Tuesday 18th& Wednesday 19th June five international artists including an Italian transatlantic yachtswoman will be arriving under sail at The National Waterfront Museum to deliver free storytelling and music performances for primary and secondary schools in Swansea. The crew of storytellers and musicians consists of three different groups : PAOLA BALBI & […]

Tell us what you think

If you have benefited from the support and services offered by NAWR or any of the other Regional Arts and Education Networks could you please provide some feedback on that experience, and the impact it has had on your teaching? All the details are below. Regional Arts and Education Network – Survey of Teachers Thank […]

200 Go and See Grants!

Did you know that the dandelion flower produces 200 seeds? Neither did we until Google told us. Which is in no way a tenuous link to announcing that yesterday we approved our 200th Go and See grant! It is fantastic to see so many schools making full use of this fund to experience high-quality arts […]

NAWR blog by Leanne Rees

‘EPIC’– our pupils are our best resource! I am a teacher. I am an artist. I am a dancer. I am a traveller. This is me and I use each aspect of who I am to deliver learning experiences to my children. I do not change who I am as I walk through the classroom […]

Land of Legends

Visitors seeking inspiration for places to visit in Wales with a literary and cultural connection can explore this new story map of Wales to uncover hidden treasures and popular landmarks: from haunted castles and tragic love stories; to mysterious monsters and heroic rebels. Mapped under 10 themes — Watery Worlds, Battles, Living Language, Folklore and […]

NAWR blog by Rachel George

Hi All! My name is Rachel and I teach at Ysgol Maes y Coed special school in Bryncoch, Neath. I have a class full of wonderful teenagers who love the arts almost as much as I do. I’m also an Arts Champion for NAWR and look forward to hopefully working with some of you in […]

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