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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

    Why we believe arts enrichment activities are important

    It’s no secret that we want to support schools to offer the arts as part of their core curriculum as much as possible. However, we also appreciate that in the current education climate this isn’t alwa...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 May 2019

    5 things to say to your SLT about the value of the arts

    We think the arts are vitally important. If you’re reading this blog we reckon you probably agree. However it is rarely easy to convince senior leaders to invest your time and your organisations’ mone...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 May 2019

    Introducing Arts Award Key Stage 3 resources

    We know that offering additional qualifications like Arts Award can give teachers extra work and recognise how pressured departments are in terms of workload, budgets and in some cases having to make ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 Mar 2019

    5 things we’re looking forward to at this years’ Music & Drama Education Expo!

    It’s here… One of the biggest events of the year for music and drama educationists and organisations who support them is just around the corner! Every year we look forward to the London (and now also ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 04 Mar 2019

    Flying the flag for high quality arts experiences in Wales

    Last week the Wales Creative Industries Academy was launched at the University of South Wales, based in Cardiff. This is an incredibly exciting new collaboration between the University of South Wales ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 11 Feb 2019

    Things every arts teacher can do to boost the profile of their department

    Did you catch our recent blog post highlighting 5 reasons why arts teachers are important? In this we outlined our feelings on why young people should be offered the chance to access the arts at schoo...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 04 Feb 2019

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