WHAT: A programme of artists-in-residence at Abbeyhill Primary School

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

HOW: Contributing to the global phenomenon of artists’ residencies

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

WHEN: Sept 2013 – ongoing

SO: Always good things going on at @AbbeyhillPS | via Twitter 

WOW: Highly innovative initiative | Education Scotland 

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David Barrington | Helena Barrett | Lorna Brown | Jan Bee Brown | Alicia Bruce* | Kate Burwell | Juliana Capes| Citadel Arts Group |Anna Danielewicz | Jolanta Dolewska | Zu Dominiak | Leighann Dudley Nadia Ellingham | Naomi Garriock | Catherine Gemmell | Elisa Guietti | Dawid Gumula |Vlad HasiuCharlotte Intihar | Evelyn JardineSylwia Kowalczyk | Luke Kersten | Lucy Ketchin-Edmondson | Sylwia Kolasinska | Lotte Kravitz| Ailsa Lochhead| Joanna Lubonska | Anton Lukoszevieze | Tessa Lynch | Denis Mallon| William Mazur | Clare McAllister | Russell Mclarty | Alice Myers| Kristin Mojsiewicz |Kate Nave |Kate and Sophie Owen | Aileen Paterson | Catherine Payton | Morna Pearson | Theresa PicklesMartine Foltier Pugh | Sharon Quigley* | Rodney Relax | Poppy Richards | Oliver Ridgewell | Eleanor Robertson | Gill Smith | Jasmin Hannah Sutherland | Monika Szydlowska | Marilyn Wilson | Anna York


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

PART OF: The Annual Festival Colony of Artists

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Edinburgh Art Festival | Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh | Collective | Polish Contemporary Art Organisation |Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh | Marine Conservation Society | Traditional Dance Forum Scotland | Hollyrood Park Education Centre, Historic Environment Scotland | Schoolof Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh | 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 Felt | The Alma Project | Leith Walk Primary School and Broomhouse Primary School*

SUPPORTED BY: Abbeyhill Colony of Artists Trust | Edinburgh Neighbourhood Partnership Community Fund |Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh |Young Scot and Creative Scotland through Time To Shine Grant Fund| Young Scot through Future Routes Fund and Natural Heritage Scotland | Royal Society of Edinburgh | Vanessa Nias | Calton Youth Ministry Trust | Children & the Arts | Scotmid Co-operative | 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

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