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    Creative Faculty Mission – Everyone’s an artist!

    Following their recent success at the TES Awards, winning Creative School of the Year; Victoria Harrocks from Formby High School discusses how their Gold Arts Award delivery has contributed to a vibra...

    Creative Faculty Mission – Everyone’s an artist!

    Following their recent success at the TES Awards, winning Creative School of the Year; Victoria Harrocks from Formby High School discusses how their Gold Arts Award delivery has contributed to a vibra...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 24 Sep 2018

    Making Space: Learning Through Craft

    Making Space, a Hampshire based craft charity, is passionate about keeping skills alive and making high quality craft experiences accessible to children. With funding support from Arts Council England...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 17 Sep 2018

    Evidencing the Explore journey

    During this time of year, a lot of Arts Award advisers think about their upcoming delivery and how they might approach it. Because we’re often asked about collecting evidence for Explore, we’re offeri...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 10 Sep 2018

    Parallels between the Gatsby Benchmarks and Arts Award

    In December 2017, the UK Government laid out its’ careers strategy, a plan to raise standards around career guidance in England. A key pillar of the strategy was embedding the Gatsby Career Benchmarks...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 03 Sep 2018

    Providing creative opportunities with Gold

    The latest statistics on the number of teenagers pursuing an Arts based education have raised concerns about potential knock-on effects this might have on the creative industries. This is not a new co...

    Author: Catherine Sercombe

    Date: 28 Aug 2018

    How Arts Award supports apprenticeships

    The academic year might have come to an end but summer represents an opportunity to build up extra-curricular activities. Apprenticeships are a great way for young people to get practical life experie...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 20 Aug 2018

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