Calling all teachers and community youth group leaders!

Your young people can have the opportunity to decorate their very own little Shaun sculpture and raise funds for St Oswald’s Hospice by taking part in an art adventure featuring this much-loved and instantly recognisable character.

Along with the rest of the flock, your sculpture will be displayed throughout summer 2023 at venues across Tyne and Wear for everyone to admire and enjoy. After the trail, the little Shauns will be returned to their creators (that’s you!) to keep forever.

By being part of Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne, you will raise the profile of your school or group, give the young people an exciting learning opportunity and make a difference to your local hospice.

Download our Learning Programme information pack and apply now by completing the form below.

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Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne Creative Learning Programme

Being part of Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne’s art adventure trail can enhance your cross-curricular work and bring ewe-nique opportunities for learning and fun to the classroom.

Your Learning Programme Resource Pack

You will receive a digital and hard copy learning resource pack which will make sure you get the very most out of your involvement. We’ll include hints and tips on choosing your design and painting your sculpture to classroom guides and lesson plans to deliver key stage appropriate sessions with suggested resources.

There are so many benefits to taking part in our trail

Enhance creativity

Add social, cultural and educational value

Positive impact on mental health and wellbeing for your young people

Build links with other schools and communities

Gets children and young people excited about arts and literacy

Engages them in topics such as the environment and sustainability

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How other schools have benefitted

Get Involved

Shaun the Sheep on the Tyne is for everybody! Whether you are a business interested in sponsoring a sculpture, an artist who wants to design and paint one, or a school or community group who would love to adopt a little Shaun as part of our learning programme, there are many opportunities to join the flock.

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