Arts Award Blog

    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...

    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 and...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 02 Aug 2018

    Museum in your classroom – Made in the Tees Valley

    Last year, in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery in London, museums and galleries across the Tees Valley developed a free online resource to support schools to plan, research, create and p...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 30 Jul 2018

    From Voice to action

    What does it take to get your voice heard in a saturated media market? Art has a long history with activism, with artists and activist groups using many art forms to get their voice heard for centurie...

    Author: Nici West

    Date: 23 Jul 2018

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