Wave Arts Education Agency works with schools, young people, artists & cultural organisations across the South West of England to provide awe-inspiring creative projects, resources, training, schools workshops & more

Wave also chairs the Bournemouth and Poole Cultural Hub, a unique partnership of schools and cultural organisations dedicated to bringing the most inspirational artistic and cultural activities into schools…

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CULTURAL EDUCATION MATTERS: MOVING FORWARD

Posted on: 28th March 2019

Wave is delighted to present the next in our series of sector-focussed conferences, in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth: FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2019 Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH 10.00-15:00 (Registration from 0930) Free (including lunch) Featuring: Andria Zafirakou (‘Best Teacher in the World’, Global Teacher Awards 2018, Alperton Community School, Brent) Susan Aykin...
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Russell-Cotes – Mini painting project

Posted on: 27th February 2019

399 children from local schools (St. Luke’s, Heathlands, Bearwood, Canford Heath and Ad Astra) participated in the Mini Painting Project lead by the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum. The aim of the project was for pupils to be influenced and inspired by a piece of art from the Russell-Cotes collection and for the students to...
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Projects

CULTURAL EDUCATION MATTERS: MOVING FORWARD

Posted on: 28th March 2019

Wave is delighted to present the next in our series of sector-focussed conferences, in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth: FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2019 Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH 10.00-15:00 (Registration from 0930) Free (including lunch) Featuring: Andria Zafirakou (‘Best Teacher in the World’, Global Teacher Awards 2018, Alperton Community School, Brent) Susan Aykin...
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The Stone and Voice Project

Posted on: 5th March 2018

Stone and Voice was the largest commission Wave was involved with in 2017. St Peter’s Church, Bournemouth, commissioned Wave to lead the learning and participation element of Stone and Voice, a Heritage Lottery funded project exploring the Church’s history at the time of the First World War. The project focussed particularly on the construction of...
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News

CULTURAL EDUCATION MATTERS: MOVING FORWARD

Posted on: 28th March 2019

Wave is delighted to present the next in our series of sector-focussed conferences, in partnership with Arts University Bournemouth: FRIDAY 14 JUNE 2019 Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole BH12 5HH 10.00-15:00 (Registration from 0930) Free (including lunch) Featuring: Andria Zafirakou (‘Best Teacher in the World’, Global Teacher Awards 2018, Alperton Community School, Brent) Susan Aykin...
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Russell-Cotes – Mini painting project

Posted on: 27th February 2019

399 children from local schools (St. Luke’s, Heathlands, Bearwood, Canford Heath and Ad Astra) participated in the Mini Painting Project lead by the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum. The aim of the project was for pupils to be influenced and inspired by a piece of art from the Russell-Cotes collection and for the students to...
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We had some very quiet children (and one who is a selective mute) who were able to talk about it afterwards and a child who is very reluctant to write was keen to do so after. A few breakthrough moments! Thanks for organizing this and giving our pupils such valuable experiences

Claire Addis, Principal at Jewell Academy