Nurture Network - Art with Chemistry

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Nurture Network - Art with Chemistry


Activity Description

Join SENsory Atelier artist in residency, Rachel Scanlon and SEN Teacher at Nether Hall School, Loren Hurst as they share their experience of bringing art and chemistry through this new exciting collaboration.

Rachel Scanlon graduated with a Fine Art degree from Staffordshire University followed by a Masters Degree in Scenography at the University of Central England where she began designing and making child height pop-up books, encompassing theatre design with her passion for inspiring children to use their imagination.

Rachel works as a freelance artist in various settings across the Midlands, from nursery to youth groups and schools, developing a wide range of artistic practices and enthusing a love of all things creative in others.

Loren Hurst has been a teacher for over 10 years, starting worked in mainstream secondary for 8 years as a Design and Technology Teacher. Teaching mainly food technology, graphics, textiles and Resistant Materials.

Loren started at Nether Hall School in 2019 as a class teacher and joined the Wider Leadership Team the end of 2020, as the lead of Creativity across the school. Loren is the lead teacher for Netherhall on the Attenborough Arts Centre SENsory Atelier programme.


Nurture Network is Attenborough’s Sensory Artists’ Network, an online space for artists to have discussions around participatory art, inclusive delivery and other important topics around SEND and neurodiverse participatory work.

Nurture Network hosts a bi-monthly online meeting that increases our network of artists sharing our ethos of work in SEND settings, offering a safe space and opportunity for artistic development.

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This session will be on Zoom, a link to the meeting will be sent on the day of the session.

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Start Date

Tue, 19 Jul 2022

Finish Date

Tue, 19 Jul 2022




Free event


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