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How we… Certified creativity

Creativity: the result of a beautiful alignment of the stars, a visit from the muses, inspiration striking like lightning. Or is it? Rather than a mystical, quixotic movement of the soul, could creativity in fact be a structured process? One that could even – gasp – be taught?

At King’s High School, Warwick, Year 10 students now study for a certificate in creativity, and there’s no otherworldly mystery to the success they’re having, say headteacher Stephen Burley and acting deputy head Philip Seal. We caught up with them to find out how their programme works.

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