Year of the Young People

Organisation : Strategic Programme Manager (Mental Health), NHS Lothian
Grant Amount : £ 5,000
Project Dates : May to July 2018

This project is to allow NHS Lothian to be able to support arts events as part of ‘The Year of the Young Person’ throughout 2018. We are applying for a small grant of up to £5,000.

Coordinated through the ‘A Sense of Belonging Arts Programme’ we will support schools, organisations, and community projects to develop and deliver their Arts projects.

Supported projects were;

Organisation – Kaimes Special School
Name – Kaimes Arts and Mental Health Week – Kaimes School
Description – Dancing; outdoor arts; music

Organisation – Murrayburn Primary School
Name – Worry Warriors
Description – Place2Be, The Blue Strawberry Art and Illustration

Organisation – Sciennes Primary School
Name – Take a Moment
Description – Inspiration for Art – My Many Coloured Days by Dr Seuss

Organisation – St Marys (Leith) RC Primary School
Name – Here I Am
Description – Workshops expressing emotions through drama, dance, art and music

Organisation – St Augustines RC High School
Name – Healthy Minds: Positive Mental Health Week at St Augustines
Description – Art competition, drama workshop, launch of new service ‘the chat room’

Organisation – Forrester High School
Name – Mindfulness Mural
Description – Collaborative Stained Glass Painted Mural across windows/ enclosed glass-walled garden.

Organisation – Woodlands School and Jupiter Artland
Name – Jupiter Artland Procession and Celebration of Young People
Description – Creative workshops led by young people

Organisation – Broughton High School
Name – “Hi, how are you?”
Description – Photography for school students

Organisation – Real Talk
Name – Real Talk: Storytelling for Mental Health
Description – Storytelling workshops and performance vents

Organisation – The City of Edinburgh Music School
Name – Music outreach project by S6 and aimed at P7 students

Organisation – Saltergate School
Name – Visiting Artists Programme co-ordinated Through Artlink Arts programme for children.
Description – Course makes use of sensory aids as well as traditional art materials

Organisation – Forrester High School
Name – Graffiti Workshop in the ELP
Description – Create and design a graffiti board

Organisation – Edinburgh Secure Services
Name – Exhibition of Art Work / Celebration of Learning
Description – End of term exhibition of creativity based around the theme of ‘Beginnings’

Organisation – Craigmount High School
Name – “Beat It” Samba Band