Creative Schools Partnership

This pioneering cross-government programme targets schools located within the Urban Village areas of Northern Ireland, encouraging the schools to think outside of traditional learning approaches by introducing professional artists to classrooms to build student confidence, make community connections and teach new skills.

Transforming life at the heart of the community

Supported by the National Lottery, Education Authority and the Urban Villages Initiative.

Our Impact

  • £1,165,685 invested
  • 11 schools participating
A group of school students stand in front of a colourful mural depicting a Belfast Boys' Model pupil in school uniform
Belfast Boys' Model students Brandon Ferris, Adam Fleck, Jake Ledey, Callam Courtney and Finley Hubershon celebrate the launch a new community mural, designed by students, in Ballysillan.

Funding announced for 11 schools