We are delighted that the creative activities and resources that we have been developing and sharing online during the COVID-19 lockdown have been recognised for Emergency Funding by Arts Council England. This support will enable us to continue inspiring and engaging children and young people to Look, Think, and Speak about art whilst developing critical lifelong skills through public… 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 Inspiration:
The Multi Sensory Art Project 2020
The Multi Sensory Art Project (MSAP) is an annual collaboration between The Roche Court Educational Trust and Larkrise School to provide creative, sensory experiences for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
In 2020, whilst we are unable to engage with children and participants face to face, we are seizing the opportunity to share a host of sensory offerings digitally with families and teachers, online!
Find out more and get involved here.
Following Government advice, we have made the difficult decision to cancel school and group visits to Roche Court until 1 June at the earliest. We will continue to review the situation and keep in touch with all schools and groups on our database. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Park soon.
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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.