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Blog2018-07-07T12:08:08+00:00

Beyond theatre

I was going to write a blog about all the nice things that are happening in our current project,  Our Health Your Hands. It is an exciting collaboration between Bounce, Anstee Bridge and Its [...]

November 11th, 2018|

Our Health Your Hands

Our Health Your Hands marks the 70th year of the NHS and Kingston Hospital. It is an innovative creative learning project, involving 300 children and young people across Kingston in a year of learning. [...]

September 13th, 2018|

Bounce and our wellness work

This Autumn, I am proud to launch a whole new stream of work for Bounce, dedicated to health and wellness. The decision was born out of learning from our 2017 programme Creativity Matters. We were [...]

September 6th, 2018|

#CreativityMatters

“You can be yourself.” In September 2017, we set out a year of work that would allow us to discover why creativity matters to the people we work with. Our programme highlights included Urban Stories [...]

August 13th, 2018|

About loneliness in the city

As part of Urban Stories, we hand over to one of our emerging artists from Chessington Community College to share his thoughts on making the project.

March 20th, 2018|

Co creating emoji

I am three weeks in to working on Emoji, a brand new piece of theatre cocreated with Anstee Bridge. Anstee is an alternative education programme working with vulnerable young people.

January 25th, 2018|

Essential skills and messages of hope

A reflective blog about grit, intelligence and creativity from our Creative Learning Manager Amber. Considering the parallels between classroom teaching experiences and Bounce's new programme here.

December 4th, 2017|

Kindness

Urban Stories is one of Bounce Theatre's current projects. Students from Chessington Community Colleges are cocreating with artists to create a blueprint for a new city. Fundamental to their design is the concept of kindness - how we'd slowly change the streets we lived in if we practiced kindness. Amber, our Creative Learning Manager has developed their ideas to create a resource for schools to explore the ideas of cities and kindness in the classroom.

October 17th, 2017|

Creativity and international peace day

Urban stories is one of Bounce's 'Creativity Matters' projects. Here, we reflect on the early learning emerging from it and the value of creativity in tandem with International Peace Day

September 21st, 2017|

Bouncing Forward

Grit, Compassion and Mistakes. Following on from addressing the components of learning, our Creative Learning Manager explores the concept of 'grit' in learning.

September 20th, 2017|

Components of learning – curiosity and trust

As Bounce begins its 10th year of work, our ambition is to better understand the inherent learning potential of our work. Amber, our Creative Learning Manager role has over 15 years experience working in schools. Here, she reflects on the process of learning within the classroom and its application to the development of a learning model for Bounce.

September 11th, 2017|

Valuing Creativity

As Bounce maps out its new programme of work Creativity Matters, our Creative Learning Director, Rachel reflects on her own memories of being creative and how this shapes her vision for Bounce.

September 9th, 2017|

Creativity Matters

All about our Autumn work and our new programme, from the eyes of our Artistic Director, Louise. Capturing the development of Bounce over the last 10 years and where we're going next.

September 6th, 2017|