At Daisi we know the arts are more vital now than they have ever been. Our diverse offer will support your pupils back into school life in a positive way, through engagement in high-quality arts activities alongside Daisi professional artists. We are continually reviewing how we work safely with schools to provide access to inclusive arts education, support mental health and wellbeing, and to encourage class cohesion throughout these challenging times, for a positive take on it all.
Daisi’s COVID-safe offer
Outlined on this page are some of the ways that we can work with you to bring creative practice and engagement into your school this year. Take a look below at what we’ve got on offer to get you going…
Come and talk to us – we want to help you and make your arts education offer work for your school’s current circumstances.
Daisi Bytes Artist Films
Recorded in lockdown 2020, Daisi Bytes films are your unique invitation to take your pupils on a rare virtual visit behind the scenes into your local artists’ lives and work. The Daisi Bytes films support children to feel connected to arts and culture through real people, artists and creative professionals in their community.
Artist for a Day – In person workshops in school
Our normal school workshop offer, live in school but with COVID-19 mitigations, policies and measures in place. We regularly review government guidance and our policies and checklists ensure that our artists are ready to incorporate your school-specific procedures into their planning and risk assessments.
Artist for a Day – Workshops at a local Devon heritage site
Bring a group of your pupils to a local heritage venue, to meet with a professional Daisi Artist and take part in a creative arts workshop. These workshops will be in person but with COVID-19 mitigations, policies and measures in place. An artist workshop at a Heritage venue would likely link in with and support other curriculum areas and topics.
Subscription package (Bronze)
Does making a one-stop-shop booking with a discount thrown in sound like a great solution to you? New, annual subscription available for schools looking to increase diversity and local partnerships within their arts education offer.
The Bronze subscription package combines access to 2 x Daisi Bytes films, 2 x Q+A sessions with Daisi Bytes artists (in-person or via video call) and 1 x Daisi Artist for a Day workshop credit – which can be accessed over the course of 1 school year (3 terms).
For general enquiries and questions please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
All existing Daisi products are still available and all Daisi work will be planned in line with current Covid-19 guidance:
Structured arts activities offer a way to improve children’s thinking skills and thus improve their performance across the board at school, with knock-on effects of better life chances as adults.Cultural Learning Alliance
Why work with Daisi?
“It has always been a real pleasure to work with Daisi. The team are dedicated, professional, helpful and supportive, and it is clearly apparent that everyone involved has a genuine interest in promoting exciting and innovative Arts experiences in schools. “Teacher at Kenton Primary School