In the light of heightened social distancing measures being put in place nationally to prevent the spread of Coronavirus we have made the difficult decision to cancel school and group visits to Roche Court until May to protect all visitors and our team. However, being optimistic, we will continue to review the situation and keep… Read more »
Looking, thinking, speaking
The Roche Court Educational Trust (RCET) is based at the beautiful New Art Centre, Roche Court Sculpture Park near Salisbury in Wiltshire.
We work locally, nationally and internationally with teachers, young people and specialist groups to develop confidence and skills by looking, thinking and speaking about art. Our aim is to provide a greater understanding and enjoyment of the culture of our age through making connections across disciplines and cultures, inspired by the work of internationally acclaimed modern and contemporary artists.
Weekly Creative Learning Resource:
“Perhaps what one wants to say is formed in childhood and the rest of one’s life is spent trying to say it.” – Barbara Hepworth
This week we will be encouraging all ages, from early years to adults, to look, think and make in ways that are influenced by the iconic themes, style and methods of Barbara Hepworth, the most prominent female sculptor of the 20th century!
The ARTiculation Prize 2020 winner was announced on 13 March by adjudicator Sir Nicholas Serota CH at Clare College, Cambridge. It was Charles Lee (Xaverian College) who was awarded top prize for his presentation on The Proud Trust Centre in Manchester. Films of all Grand Finalists will be available to watch on our Vimeo page… Read more »
Sharing Creative ResourcesWe will be sharing weekly creative learning and discussion ideas for teachers and families via our Instagram and in the resources area of our website! Please connect with us and share your creations! We have been also connecting with our colleagues across the sector and will share creative resources which you may find useful when homeschooling, teaching online, or simply for fun! Click here for a list of some of the resources and activities we have come across so far.
The Trust’s national public speaking competition, the ARTiculation Prize, invites sixth form students to give a short presentation on a work of art, artefact or architecture of their choice. Partner galleries and museums host regional heats across the country prior to the finals at the University of Cambridge. The Roche Court Educational Trust’s ARTiculation initiative is designed to stimulate students’ interest and understanding of art while developing individual thinking, observation, research, language and presentation skills. You can read more about the Prize and apply to take part online.