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    Arts Award and the Ofsted Inspection Framework (2019)

    To help support your planning for 2020 and beyond, we have taken a look at the Ofsted framework and highlighted all the areas where Arts Award can have a positive impact for your school relating to th...

    Comic books: the ‘ninth art’

    We hear from former Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard who shares his views on comics as a medium rather than a genre and explains why comics deserve to be read…

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 23 Sep 2019

    Stepping Stones Creative explore exhibitions and the visual arts

    We previously heard from adviser Michael Appleyard, from Stepping Stones Creative, about how they supported young people to choreograph a performance for their Explore Arts Award. Here he tells us abo...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Sep 2019

    Sir Nicholas Serota experiences virtual reality with Arts Award group

    This week Learning Technologist, Neil Winterburn at FACT, tells us about the moment a group of Year 7 students from the Academy of Saint Francis Assisi swapped Chair of Arts Council England, Sir Nicho...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Sep 2019

    How can your Arts Award programme offer the best possible experience for young people?

    Today we start a series of three blog posts, which are drawn from a piece of research that was undertaken as a PhD study by Dr Frances Howard, an Arts Award adviser and moderator. The research sought ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 09 Sep 2019

    Students learn techniques from a real-life Marvel artist

    This week we hear from Head of Music at St. Bede's Catholic Middle School, Rowena Eastwood, about how this Trinity Champion Centre gave students the opportunity to work with a professional MARVEL arti...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 Sep 2019

    Arts Award and BBC Ten Pieces Trailblazers

    This August the BBC is launching its new series of Ten Pieces, a suite of free musical resources, teaching guides and more to support and encourage all schools to engage with music. Just like with pre...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 27 Aug 2019

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