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Victory Primary School

Region: Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast

Art form: Sculpture/Carving

Project name: Victory Primary School Cultural Narrative

Creative name: Maia Hegglun

Project information:

Outcomes for students and ākonga: Ākonga expressed themselves creatively by developing their ideas through drawing, sculpting, and carving. They gained a sense of personal achievement and fulfilment through presenting their work to the school and community in an exhibition. They developed key competencies and Ngā Uara, Ngā Waiaro through using our graduate profiles as frameworks for planning, teaching/learning and ongoing reflection. They gained an awareness of possible careers in visual art through working with a practising artist.

Outcomes for teachers and kaiako: Kaiako had the opportunity to contribute to the project through Storypark and Seesaw – sites that documented the process and provided links to information and resources, as well as classroom planning ideas. In terms 1 to 3 the whole school learned about the whakapapa of the school and local area in order to engage with and support the development of the project.

Outcomes for creative: The creative developed new skills and gained experiences and insights that enhanced and informed her ongoing creative practice. He developed expertise in engaging with and responding to children, teachers, whanau, and the community, leading to further opportunities in this area.

Outcomes for parents and whānau: Parents, whānau and the wider community were asked to participate in and contribute to the wider project. They were kept informed of the project through Storypark and Seesaw and had opportunities to contribute their voice and knowledge to the ongoing construction of the narrative. They were able to view the outcomes of the project at an exhibition and celebration, which was a huge success

Project status: Completed

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VPS cultural narrative

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