Inspiration drives creativity

By Tate Papworth

Resurrection Primary School pupils will strut the catwalk on Thursday night, showcasing a number of creative designs.

The year 6 pupils from the Kings Park school have been working away on their masterpieces, which will be showcased at the school at 6pm.

Year 6 classroom teacher Matthew Galea said the school had pulled out all stops for the event.

“We’ve hired out a runway, we’ll have background music for when they walk, the lot,” he said.

“They’ve selected their own materials, learned how to sew, apply makeup, use garage band to have background music … everything.

“We’ve really put a lot of effort into this to make it as real as we possibly can.”

The central theme is to showcase how inspiration can drive creativity.

The school went on excursions to the Whitehouse Institute of Design and attended Melbourne Fashion Week and pupils were then asked to create their own designs based on something that inspired them on the excursions.

“The buy-in has been incredible,” Mr Galea said. “ The amount of times they’ve asked if they can take it home and the level of engagement has been great.

“We’ve been able to take a step back and watch the process.”