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    Arts Award Blog

    Annabel Thomas

    I’m Trinity College London’s Arts Development Manager. I work across Trinity’s suite of arts qualifications, helping schools and other organisations to work out how to offer our qualifications, and to help them get started.

    Recent Posts by Annabel Thomas

    5 ways Arts Award can support your Artsmark journey

    This Artsmark Celebration Week we wanted to shout about the links between Arts Award and Artsmark. In case you’re new to Artsmark, it is a creative quality standard for schools and education settings,...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 09 Oct 2018

    Making the most of your Arts Week

    Many schools have an Arts Week – especially at the end of the summer term when the children are over-excited! How can you make the most of this time, and ensure that it isn’t just a ‘nice to have’ but...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 Aug 2018

    Five creative responses to school trips

    Taking children to museums, galleries and heritage sites is a fantastic way to bring learning to life, and to broaden the horizons of children who may not otherwise get the chance to visit some of the...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 Aug 2018

    Engage a music specialist to boost your schools' music offer

    Many schools will have access to a wide range of music support through their local Music Education Hub or Service. This can include instrument hire, peripatetic lessons, support with WCET & First Acce...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 02 Aug 2018

    The Play’s the Thing! Creating a primary school production from scratch

      I’m sure that you, like us, want to celebrate all aspects of a creative endeavour: from dance to drawing; music to digital making and beyond. But in this blog we will be looking at the excitement an...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 02 Aug 2018

    The importance of metacognition – Making a case for young people learning to learn

    The Education Endowment Foundation, the UK’s What Works Centre for Educational Achievement, has recently published their guidance report on metacognition and self-regulated learning. The report stress...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 08 May 2018

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