Welcome to Big Creative

Independent School

Develop TalentTransform LivesCreate Careers

Big Creative Independent School is an alternative provision based in Walthamstow. BCIS is suited for KS4 learners who wish to study the creative industries. BCIS are independently funded and mainly works with but is not exclusive to young people based in and around the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
  • Local Authority: Waltham Forest (320)

  • Age Range: 14 – 16

  • Gender: Mixed

  • Proprietor: Alexis Michaelides

  • Head Teacher: Ian Morton

  • Contact Name: Justin Bayley

  • School and Proprietor Telephone: 020 8498 3300

  • School Manager Email: justin.bayley@bigcreative.education

  • School and Proprietor Address: Uplands House, Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5QJ

Our Mission

To transform the lives of young people through inspirational teaching with the creative industries acting as the vehicle for engagement, learning, development and social mobility. Namely to ‘Develop Talent, Transform Lives, Create Careers’

Our Vision

To ensure our graduates are empowered to lead purposeful lives with integrity

Our Values

To place the well-being and development of our young people and the local community at the heart of the organisation

Our Curriculum

We aim to provide a holistic, experiential, immersive learning opportunity that encompasses all aspects of a young person’s education.

We focus on creative industry, with heavy emphasis on:

• Personal, social and employability development
• Achievement of the core of mathematics and English up to level 2
• Solid progression routes to Further Education

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