Creative Island Ident (Teal)
The Cultural Development Agency for the Isle of Wight

Three Isle of Wight artists to enhance school curriculums as ‘artists in residence’

Pupils in a dance class

The Arts Council for England have invested in the Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership (IWCEP) to work with three Island schools to explore the creativity of their curriculums and how a more creative curriculum can be used to help schools to address their overarching ambitions. ‘Our School Creates’The ‘Our School Creates’ project will use […]

‘Future Creatives’ week to inspire Isle of Wight youth from 3rd-7th February 2025

Children exploring museum items

The Cultural Education Partnership will be returning with its Creative Careers week ‘Future Creatives’ this 3rd to 7th February 2025. Many of last year’s creative individuals and organisations are keen to take part again, with new and exciting workshops in the making! As well as a host of new partners ready to contribute to an […]

Island heritage sites become classrooms for pupils through Cultural Education Partnership

Pupils with their certificates

This spring the Cultural Education Partnership brought together schools and cultural partners to collaborate on a pilot project, intended to produce a more engaging and creative approach to the KS2 Geography curriculum. With a co-creative approach, the team could develop a resource with legacy for island schools to take forward and use year-on-year. Visiting Island […]

Reflecting on ‘Inspiring Young Lives’ Cultural Education Conference 2023

IW CEP Conference 2023 - audience

On 16th November 2023, a group of over 70 Island educators and cultural professionals came together for the IW Cultural Education Partnership’s annual Conference, held at Quay Arts in Newport.  A full day of talks, presentations and workshops, this year, designed to stimulate discussions around inclusion and diversity through creativity.  The day began with Gavin […]

Isle of Wight Cultural Education Partnership

Workshop at Island Free School for Lift the Lid Project

The IWCEP is an ever growing group of inspiring organisations and individuals, working together with Island educators to nurture cultural and creative education for all young people on the Isle of Wight