WHAT: A programme of Artists-in-Residence at Abbeyhill Primary School + more

WHY: Spreading the wonder of contemporary arts to every pupil and teacher in and outside of the classroom

WHY: Curriculum for Excellence is about creating well-rounded learners, and excellence is not just defined by test scores, it involves the arts as well | Prof Andy Hargreaves | TESS No 2397  | 5 Dec 2014

HOW: Contributing to the global phenomenon of artists’ residencies

WHERE: Abbeyhill Primary School, Abbey Street, Edinburgh, EH7 5SJ and occasionally off-site

WHEN: Sept 2013 – ongoing

SO: Always good things going on at @Abbeyhill PS | via Twitter  |  10 Sept 2016

WOW: Highly innovative initiative  | Education Scotland  |  Sept 2013

MORE: Join our dedicated Facebook page for more stories

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David Barrington | Helena Barrett | Lorna Brown | Alicia Bruce* | Kate Burwell | Juliana Capes| Citadel Arts Group |Jolanta Dolewska | Leighann Dudley | Nadia Ellingham | Elisa Guietti | Dawid Gumula | Charlotte Intihar | Evelyn Jardine | Lucy Ketchin-Edmondson | Sylwia Kolasinska | Lotte Kravitz | Ailsa Lochhead | Anton Lukoszevieze | Tessa Lynch | Denis Mallon | William Mazur | Clare McAllister | Kristin Mojsiewicz | Aileen Paterson | Catherine Payton | Morna Pearson| Martine Foltier Pugh | Sharon Quigley* | Rodney Relax| Poppy Richards | Oliver Ridgewell | Eleanor Robertson | Gill Smith| Jasmin Hannah Sutherland | Monika Szydlowska | Marilyn Wilson | Anna York

CURATOR-IN-RESIDENCE  |  Iliyana Nedkova

AN INITIATIVE OF: Iliyana Nedkova and Abbeyhill Primary School Parent Council

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Edinburgh Art Festival | Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh | Collective | Polish Contemporary Art Organisation | Colony of Artists | Mud Station Pottery| University of the West of Scotland | Venture Photography Edinburgh | Curiouser and Curiouser | Awesome Folk Arts and Crafts | Happy Ears | Pipers of Edinburgh | Thinking Chocolate | Black Sheep FeltThe Alma Project | Leith Walk Primary School and Broomhouse Primary School*

SUPPORTED BY: City Centre Neighbourhood Partnership | Leith Neighbourhood Partnership | Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh | Children & the Arts | Scotmid Co-operative | Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh |MAPA Scotland |VIVID Accounts Twoj Doradca | Mercure Barony Castle Hotel| The National Lottery through the Big Lottery | Leith Walk Primary School and Broomhouse Primary School*

FACILITATED BY: Abbeyhill Primary School and Abbeyhill Primary School Parent Council

PART OF: The Annual Festival Colony of Artists

WEBSITE: Mare Tralla WORDS: Iliyana Nedkova IMAGES: Jar 22, Iliyana Nedkova, artists-in-residence, Abbeyhill Primary School parents, teachers and pupils