“Educating a New Creative Class”

Student & Teacher Quotes

Student Quotes

"Working with artists from The Hepworth made me feel awesome ... I want to be like them, this is what I want to do."
Airedale Academy student

“Thank you for giving us an opportunity to go to an art gallery, I had never been to one before. Everyone was really nice and welcoming. I enjoyed the ability to see art from a different point of view and I learnt different techniques of art that I didn’t know existed”
Castleford Academy student

“Working with the artists has taught me to have confidence in my skills. It’s made me feel creative and inspired.”
Dixons Unity Academy student

Teacher Quotes

“It’s been so rewarding for our students and our staff. You have gone above and beyond and it has been an absolute privilege to work with you. The students and staff of Dixons Unity have loved all of the sessions and your ability to adapt to the ever-changing landscape has been inspirational. I am really looking forward to continuing to work with you over the coming years.”
Head of Creative Arts, Dixons Unity Academy

“This is a great resource; I am really pleased the students get this opportunity. You are giving them experiences that they wouldn’t otherwise be able to access.”
Art teacher working with The Hepworth Wakefield

“Being in there with the students and seeing their engagement and creativity was really inspirational and for some of the students and our staff in the academy quite moving.”
Head of Creative Arts, Dixons Unity Academy

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