Arts Award Blog

Celebrating the First World War special edition Arts Award

Since 2014 the First World War Centenary Partnership led by the Imperial War Museums has supported and promoted events across the world to mark 100 years since the First World War. With the centenary ...

NCS & Arts Award – Exploring our partnership with The Challenge

We’ve featured NCS and social action on the blog before and we’re revisiting it again with this guest post. In this post Amy Lewis from The Challenge highlights the ways in which the NCS crosses over ...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 02 May 2018

Discover singing with Arts Award and Friday Afternoons

On the blog this week, Snape Maltings tell us about their ‘Friday Afternoons’ project and a new guidance resource they’ve created for advisers to use in their settings for delivering Arts Award Discov...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 01 May 2018

Accessibility & the Arts: access and inclusion initiatives across the country

The Arts should be accessible to everyone. It’s something we’re committed to at Arts Award but it’s important to mention that it’s not just us paving the way, many arts and cultural organisations acro...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 23 Apr 2018

Shakespeare, puppets and flexibility: supporting flexible evidence gathering to achieve an Arts Award

When we last heard from Rebecca Lonergan and Abbey Catholic Primary School, they were planning their Arts Award delivery for the year, making use of after school clubs and Shakespeare Schools Festival...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 19 Apr 2018

Throwing shapes with Stepping Stones – exploring architecture with dance

In March this year, a group of young people with individual learning requirements came together to complete a human shape dance performance as part of their Explore journey. Arts Award adviser Michael...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 16 Apr 2018