Day: 5 August 2019

  • Actor Paterson Joseph: “Think about the creative industries as a whole village of people who are doing different jobs”

    Year 9’s had the chance to see Actor Paterson Joseph interviewed about his career, life lessons and opportunities in the creative sectors – they also had the chance to put their own questions to Paterson! Paterson shared insights from his career and discussed his passion for acting and the creative sectors, telling the audience he wanted to be a chef for a long time as he found it creative but caught the acting bug and ‘loves the playful nature of silliness of his job’. Discussing the impact acting has had on his life, Paterson told students ‘being an actor is good for […]

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  • Scarlett Curtis & Saoirse Ronan on Feminism

    Scarlett Curtis & Saoirse Ronan on Feminism In May 2019, Scarlett Curtis, author of Feminists Don’t Wear Pink, and actress Saoirse Ronan visited a Dublin school to discuss what being a feminist means and the power that young people have in the fight for gender equality.   Resources Age: Key Stages 3 – 5 Subject: PSHE Topic: Feminism The following activities give KS3-5 students the opportunity to describe what feminism is and to compare this to the stereotypes surrounding feminism, to explain why some individuals, particularly men, may be reluctant to be feminists, and to consider how they can tackle gender inequality and make a difference […]

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