The Role of the Arts in the Training

The Heart of Teaching training recognises the vital importance of the arts in education. Working on a daily basis with their transformative power enables students to grow and develop so that they may become inspiring teachers of the future.

Painting, Music, Speech and Drama, Blackboard Drawing and Eurythmy all form part of the weekly timetable for student teachers. Student are invited to take part in school choirs and ensembles, plays and festivals and to enjoy the rich and varied cultural life of this well established school and local community.

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso
“A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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