Indigo is about innovation and imagination. The rationale behind the theme is that creativity inspires hope and forward thinking, it also provides a form of expression and communication. Children and young people will be adapting to a newly changed world and this theme looks at supporting them in developing creative ideas and finding inspiration for learning.
Tips to inspire learning from education corner
Solution focussed worksheets and tools from psychology tools
use famous songs and artists to theme and inspire. encourage pupils to respond creatively to an artistic stimulus
inventing new ways of doing things will be a hge part of this period- consider involving pupils in creating the 'new handbook' or alternative handbook to explain all of the changes
Inspirational figures – choose famous figures that have been leaders or who have brought about change. Particularly those who have responded in times of crisis. Share as a whole school theme on a weekly basis. Involve children or staff in the choosing of the figure
The 'daily dream'
Consider having a ‘daily dream’ at the start of each day staff encourage pupils to think about a big or small dream and share them with others where they are comfortable. It could be a big dream for the future or what they are hoping to eat for lunch! The idea is to elicit humour and reflection but, also to encourage positivity
share ideas between schools and with us! we hope to develop a page to celebrate stories and successes from schools to inspire others!