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We often don’t realise that Illustration is in many things we see and do every day. It is on the books we read, the clothes we wear and the billboards we idly walk past. So how could we possibly...
The Explore Stage of the TICE Programme sees students leaving their classrooms and venturing out into their chosen industry for two non-consecutive days. It also marks the point where students from the different schools on the programme meet for...
What is the Fashion Explore Stage?  The Fashion Explore Stage brings together all the schools who chose fashion within the TICE programme this academic year. For this stage, we had 57 students (year 9 and 10) from 4 different North...
Ever heard of Business Durham’s annual FBM competition? It stands for Future Business Magnates, and it is a business enterprise competition for schools across County Durham. Each school selects a team from Year 8 who are given a brief...
For the very first time in TICE history, we have introduced Illustration to the mix of creative areas. It has always weaved into our other creative areas in the past, including Graphics and Fashion, so we felt it was...
Sometimes it’s the barely noticeable aspects in life that play a significant role in what we enjoy, share and consume. One of those things being colour. By foreshadowing the trends in 2019/20, colour is becoming a valuable tactic in...
Hold on…a creative area which explores short film, moving image, video games, motion graphics and special effects? This must be a dream!? Well by the looks of it our mentor, Chloe Rodham, has made the dream a reality for...
It seems like the music industry never seems to settle. Popstars are fined millions of dollars for stealing the "groove“ of an 80’s track, the reliance on going viral has never been more pertinent and we as a society...
Lens caps off, cameras on! TICE Photography sent our new lead mentor, Jennine Wilson, to Longbenton High School and Whitburn CofE Academy for this year's TICE Programme.  The Insight Stage is a chance for those who are familiar, and not so familiar, to...
This year we had the pleasure of introducing the fashion industry to students from 4 secondary schools across the Tyne and Wear region; Longbenton High School, Royal Grammar School Newcastle, Burnside Business and Enterprise College and Whitley Bay High...