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    Residential arts education centre has Arts Award at its heart

    Ingestre Hall in Staffordshire is the UK’s only dedicated residential arts education centre for children and young people. Felix Pepler, Head of Centre and Arts Award Adviser and Moderator, tells us a...

    Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019 and Arts Award Discover

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 12 Aug 2019

    Making the case for the arts in museum and heritage settings

    Over the past year we have been working closely with a range of museum and heritage professionals to design a brand-new leaflet shouting about all the great Arts Award achievements you can undertake i...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 30 Jul 2019

    Achieving Explore: boat stories inspiring a new folk song

    A museum of boats may not seem the obvious place for Arts Award but Windermere Jetty, a new museum in the Lake District National Park, used its stories as inspiration for a group of local Primary Scho...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 22 Jul 2019

    Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer

    The summer holidays are almost upon us! This week we hear from arts and cultural organisations across the country as we look at the Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer b...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 15 Jul 2019

    How Artsmark led one school to Arts Award

    This week on the blog we hear about Starbank school’s journey from their Artsmark statement of commitment to delivering almost 180 Explore in their school in 2019. We spoke to the lead adviser Amanda,...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Jul 2019

    How do museum objects impact children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities?

    We hear from Sarah Allen, Learning and Access Officer at Abbey House Museum and Kirkstall Abbey (part of Leeds Museums and Galleries), who explores positive impact of museum objects on children with S...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 01 Jul 2019

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