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What is the Creative Schools Scheme?

The Lead Creative Schools Scheme is one of the key building blocks of Creative Learning through the Arts - an action plan for Wales, jointly funded by the Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government. It is a major schools improvement initiative. The Lead Creative Schools Scheme aims to promote new ways of working in schools through developing an innovative and bespoke programme of learning, in collaboration with Creative Practitioners, that is designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning and to embed this practice within schools. It is based on the belief that creativity is not a skill bound within the arts, but a wider ability to question, make connections, and take an innovative and imaginative approach to problem solving