Arts and transition from school for individual creative leavers

These projects target S5 and S6 leavers with additional support needs out with specialist units who have shown aptitude for artistic endeavours during their time at school, who would benefit from projects on a ‘one to one’ basis with a professional artist, to produce work which will help them showcase their abilities in future settings


  • To enable pupils to take their individual creativity forward to adulthood
  • Individual outcomes of personal DVDs, portfolios or other showcasing medium to share work with colleges/employers/peers/family
  • Tailored to career or social development – agreed outcomes and audiences through review meetings
  • Projects may include visits to performances, exhibitions, college, workspaces
  • Artlink Central participation in review meetings either through attendance or reporting


Intended Outcomes

  • Enabling and facilitating participation in a range of arts and cultural opportunities
  • Promoting and encouraging diversity, equality and inclusion
  • Developing programmes and services for children and young people with additional support needs, including disabilities
  • Supporting young people to make a successful transition from schools to jobs, further education or training
  • Supporting young people to make a successful transition to independence