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    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...

    Cross-curricular learning: making the most of heritage trips

    Here at Arts Award we believe that the arts, culture and creativity can be incorporated into almost any area of learning and development for children and young people. Over the past 12 years or so we ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 Jan 2019

    Top 5 Arts Award blogs from 2018

    Many of us like seeing the end of a year as an opportunity to look back over the last 12 months. And who are we to argue with such a tried-and-tested format? But rather than come up with a list on our...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 17 Dec 2018

    Validating the artistic process - the Arts Award way

    There are suggestions that the process of building Stonehenge may have been as important as how the monument was eventually used. Completing an Arts Award qualification isn’t nearly so difficult as bu...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 10 Dec 2018

    Arts Award delivery in a national park!

    Rachel Baron, Sill Learning Officer at Northumberland National Park speaks with Layne Harrod, Sector Support Manager, Arts & Youth, about delivering Arts Award in a national park.

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 03 Dec 2018

    Evidencing Treasures - creative evaluation to support dancers with moderate learning needs

    This summer Corali Dance Company delivered Arts Award Discover as part of a four-day summer intensive of creative workshops for dancers aged 14-24 with moderate learning disabilities. Corali’s Produce...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 26 Nov 2018

    Promoting creativity in The Traveller community

    We love hearing about all the wonderful work our advisers do on a daily basis to promote Arts based learning. This week we are looking at how the Arts Award qualification can be delivered outside main...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 19 Nov 2018

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