At age 14, Sam Fear was cutting Banksy stencils as part of his GCSE art lessons. Today, he's proud to be practising his craft and finding his unique style. Read about Sam's latest project producing an ident and how he brought his own personal passion to his course.
In September 2018, our full-time Professional Acting Diploma will begin at Pegasus Theatre in Oxford. "Young people aged 16 can, for the first time, really experience what acting training is all about and get a head start learning their craft” - Charlie Cox, Daredevil and Course Patron
The brand new Bristol Sport Media programme is a brand new offer at Post-16. Developed in partnership between boomsatsuma education and Bristol City Community Trust, the course brings together two of the regions most successful independent training providers at the Bristol Sport stadium in Ashton Gate.
Each week one of our 'Human Writes' Young Poet Laureates is choosing a poem to recite. Watch Katie Welch's here.
With summer firmly over, and the role of Young Poet Laureate gathering momentum, here's what Chelsea Stockham had to say about life and poetry since the Arvon Foundation residential.
Last week, our Heritage Team of young people gathered at the Healthy Living Centre on the Bournville Estate to run a small research stall and start to spread the word about the project.
Ben Johnson, the Director of Graphic Science after the weekend told us 'how very impressed we all were with the students' and noted that 'their attitude and behaviour throughout the two days were exemplary; consistently engaged and totally professional throughout. I have seen a number of "professional" outfits over the years who would do well to study the behaviour of your students. I have heard many good things about boomsatsuma in the past, but I am happy to say that your students exceeded all of my expectations.'
Today we've had the pleasure of accepting and confirming our first offer to study with boomsatsuma starting next year! Lucy is the first student to enrol onto our Media Production Diploma for September 2018 and will study at our Engine Shed studio.
Lyndsay, the project manager of Human Writes has been catching up with our young poet laureates in Bristol. Here's what Bronya Marsh had to say about her summer, the project, and poetry.
Megan picked a Langston Hughes poem, 'Harlem'. She was inspired by 'Black History Month'.
Mind is less than two minutes long in its length yet it manages to portray the symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder, and the isolation that arises from it, perfectly. The short film also ends with the helpline for Anxiety UK, a confidential information and advice service for anybody affected by anxiety. When speaking to producers, Ellie, Aaron and Sam, it became clear that their reasons for making the film were simple: awareness.