Waste Age: Trip

Some of our Graphic Design and Textile students visited the new exhibition ‘Waste Age’ at The Design Museum last Friday. The exhibition explores the issue of waste within our society and aims to make us rethink our relationship to everyday things.  It finds the lost value in our trash and imagining a future of clean materials and a circular economy could point the way out … Continue reading Waste Age: Trip

ISA Finalist

We are thrilled to announce that Rochester Independent College is a finalist in the Independent Schools Association (ISA) We are proud finalists for the Award For Excellence and Innovation In Fine Arts. A school that has the visual and creative arts at the heart of its identity.A school where students and staff are innovative, prize winning artists.A school whose stated aims commit it to supporting … Continue reading ISA Finalist

London Design Festival 2021

London Design Festival was launched by Sir John Sorrell CBE and Ben Evans CBE in 2003. Building on London’s existing design activity, their concept was to create an annual event that would promote the city’s creativity, drawing in the country’s greatest thinkers, practitioners, retailers and educators to a deliver an unmissable celebration of design. The launch of the first Festival took place at Bloomberg on 25 … Continue reading London Design Festival 2021

Speakers for Schools

Speakers for Schools Inspiration Programme provides a network of today’s most inspiring figures across business, arts, politics and more donating their time to help inspire students to fuel their ambition. We are passionate about providing a high quality and personal service, making it seamless for speakers, educators and organisations to get involved. Speakers in our network range from CEOs of major companies to notable national journalists, arts … Continue reading Speakers for Schools

Art is where the Home is

Stay inspired with activities from artists including Grayson Perry, Antony Gormley, Sarah Lucas, Gillian Wearing, Idris Khan, Cornelia Parker, Jeremy Deller, Vanley Burke, and many more. Anyone can have a go – there are no specialist materials required, plus our packs are completely FREE to download! Over 48,000 people have downloaded our packs so far – from all across the world including Spain, New Zealand … Continue reading Art is where the Home is

RIC Photo of the Month: January

Our RIC Photo of the month is back and for January we kept the choice of two themes, this time – ‘Winter’ and ‘Colour’. Well done to everyone who entered, all entries have been judged by our very own Michael Daks, under three categories – Lower School, Sixth Form and Staff it was a bit of fun for everyone, as well as a chance to … Continue reading RIC Photo of the Month: January

From Farm to Fashion

RIC without walls, Textile students are currently working on the annual WoolMark company, ‘Wool4Schools’ competition, open to young designers in the UK, Hong Kong, Italy and Australia.  The fashion industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world and this competition challenges the students to design an outfit that is made from the eco fibre, wool, for an end user that will be traveling … Continue reading From Farm to Fashion

RIC Photo of The Month

Calling all budding photographers & art lovers – As part of the last national lock down back in March, we hosted a photo of the month competition to keep our RIC community busy and creative. It’s back once again to do just that! Categories: RIC Lower SchoolRIC Sixth FormRIC Staff Topics:WinterColour How to Enter:Choose from one (or both) of the topics aboveFill In the Google … Continue reading RIC Photo of The Month