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Smarten up your street

A drama, design and film making project to explore built environment specifically to engage young people in dramatic enquiry and film to research and design Olympic High Street 2012.

27th May 2009 - 28th July 2009

Towerblocks paintingThe aim of the project is envelop self-confidence, and knowledge of the local area, to promote creative, critical and independent thinking and to increase skills in film-making, art and design and drama.

The project involved 90 year six pupils over a two month period. 

Olympic sculptureThe photos on this page are stills of the animations the pupils made. The message of these animations is all about practical ways in which local people can help to improve their local area (Whitechapel) with the 2012 Olympic Games in mind.