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Education, Outreach and Lifelong Learning

“The girls enjoyed the dance and this is something I would like to continue. It supports the dance curriculum and builds the students stamina and coordination” Sue Jakszta, Kingsbury School & Sports College, Erdington Birmingham

Education and learning through creativity sampad provides everything from single workshops to short or long term projects using South Asian dance, music, visual art and storytelling for all ages and abilities. Working in schools, nurseries, youth centres, community organisations, health settings and more, each project is tailored to meet the needs of the group and your objectives, using one or a combination of different artforms. Our key focus is on learning through creativity.

Through South Asian arts we actively enrich participant’s understanding of society, culture, diversity and citizenship.

with CRB checks, and all projects are supported by sampad’s Education Coordinator.

We provide quality experiences with professional artists, where everyone is included, valued and encouraged to make a positive contribution, improving confidence and inspiring creativity.

sampad also offers professional development for teachers and practitioners through tailor made inset sessions, demonstrating skills in working with artists and using artistic methods within your own setting.

We work with local and international artists from diverse cultural backgrounds. All our artists are trained and experienced tutors,

Please get in touch to find out how we could work with you.

Early Years sampad supports the themes and principles of; A Unique Child by modelling alternative methods of inclusive practice for Early Years practitioners Positive Relationships through opportunities for parents, families and children to experience creative workshops and projects together

Key Stage 1 & 2 Learning across the curriculum Creativity through activities designed to use and expand the imagination

Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development by celebrating diversity and introducing different cultures and traditions through art

“Having a unique experience of an animator opened up a lot of opportunities across the curriculum� Rebecca Clay, James Watt Primary School

Enabling Environments by creating an enjoyable and stimulating environment, alongside practitioners for children to explore the arts safely and securely Learning and Development through challenging activities that will encourage young children to think creatively and critically

Subjects supported in Key Stage 1-4 English enhancing projects in expressive storytelling, inspiring poetry and rhythmic spoken word Supporting Geography with projects and workshops filled with South Asian culture and tradition Traditional and contemporary South Asian arts and crafts to enrich Art & Design

Key Stage 3 & 4 Cross curriculum dimensions Identity and cultural diversity by engaging in intercultural activities, demonstrating and celebrating the differences and similarities

Healthy lifestyles through physically challenging activities and encouraged mental well being by improving confidence and self belief Digital technology and media exploring South Asian art through film, sound and animation

Explore South Asian History through a distinct variety of art Citizenship and Global Dimensions are enhanced with activities that will widen children and young people’s understanding of the wider world.

sampad actively encourages children and young people to Physical Education is supported ‘Enjoy and Achieve’ and strives to raise the aspirations of through unique South Asian participants. dance and movement We are an Arts Award centre, Music understanding and offering Bronze, Silver and appreciation is deepened Gold awards. through the use of traditional South Asian instruments

Outreach and Learning for Life sampad supports and promotes inclusive learning for all and is committed to ensuring South Asian art is accessible within the community through workshops and projects to suit the needs and abilities of your group, providing opportunities to: • Improve health and fitness • Learn a new skill • Encourage confidence and self belief • Uncover talent • Explore South Asian culture and tradition • Be inspired to participate Artists deliver quality art activities to all individuals, groups and communities regardless of age, physical or mental ability, social barriers and beliefs.

“The amount of effort put into this project was fantastic and tremendous. The small children were absolutely brilliant and came out with a spectacular finale” Bina Shah, Hindu Women’s Network, Birmingham

“ The project made the girls believe in themselves, made them confident and increased motivation and desire to do more of the creative activities” Zainab Mulla, The Naseby Centre, Alum Rock, Birmingham

“ I experienced a life changing event!” “ It was the best day at Bournside in Year 7”

Year 7 pupils, Cheltenham Bournside School

c/o mac, Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston, Birmingham B12 9QH T 0121 446 3260 E

sampad is a registered charity. No. 1088995

Sampad Education Brochure  
Sampad Education Brochure  

sampad's Education, Outreach and Lifelong Learning programme for South Asian arts in the West Midlands