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Building confidence through creativity & expression

Cartoons are a fantastic way of engaging children of all ages.
At The Cartoon Academy we believe in the power of artistic expression as a means to building confidence. A confident child can achieve great things.
We encourage feedback and expression in all of our workshops. Above all, we have an enormous amount of fun.

Cartoon & animation workshops

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Children's parties

The children have great fun learning how to draw a character or characters of their choosing. Parties typically last one hour and have a theme. e.g. Star Wars.

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Public workshops

During the school holidays The Cartoon Academy holds a range of workshops that are open to the public. Workshops are often themed. e.g. Learning to draw The Minions.

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Private Tuition & Support

We have rich experience working with children who have specific needs. e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our private classes are designed to build confidence through expression.

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Combined art & literacy workshops

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Class picture book

A complete picture book produced by every child in the class. Each child has their own page to illustrate based on a story the class has written. An extremely popular workshop!

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Words & pictures

The children have fun marrying their art to words. Typically the children will write individual pieces of work (e.g. a poem) which we then help them to illustrate.

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Interactive story time

The children enjoy a story as it unfolds on the big screen in the classroom. Children are encouraged to contribute thoughts and ideas throughout.

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Interactive, Creative, Rewarding

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I didn't know that drawing could be so much fun.
Josh Year 3 Nottingham Trent College / Elms
Fantastic group, I can't recommend it highly enough!
H. Morris Nantwich
My girls have been inspired in school today and are showing me their skills at home.
S. Northwood Alsager