Arts experts are welcomed to academy

By Connie Osborne Friday 22 February 2013 Updated: 22/02 10:03

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Buy photos » Ipsley RSA Academy pupil Luke Shaw, 12 and RSA Academy Arrow Vale pupil Jade Johnston, 13, welcome the new arts fellows to the schools. Picture by Marcus Mingins 0613012MMR

PUPILS from two of the borough's schools had a lesson in the arts as they met with a group of experts.

Students from RSA Academies Arrow Vale and Ipsley were visited by professional artists and architects, offering them industry advice and potential work experience placements in the future.

The fellows, who are part of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures and commerce) scheme will also use their knowledge and experience to add to the curriculum.

A school spokesman said: "Students at Redditch RSA Academies will have access to a wide range of fantastic opportunities which will enhance their learning and life experiences. This is just one of many things both schools will be doing over the coming years."

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