Arts Award Blog

    Spotlight on Drama at The Skinners' Kent Academy - centre stage and shining!

    Today we hear from Holly Barradell who is a Drama Teacher and the Head of Expressive Arts Faculty at The Skinners' Kent Academy in Tunbridge Wells. Holly is also an Ofqual Expert for Drama, Advisor fo...

    The power of uniformed youth work

     Arts Award Youth & Community Associate Julie Larner tells us how uniformed youth organisations are growing and highlights the natural links between uniformed youth projects and Arts Award

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 18 Aug 2015

    Meet the Arts Award team! Introducing… Hazel Morrison

    Next up on our grand tour of the Arts Award team is Hazel Morrison, validation team leader and ballet teacher!

    Author: Katherine Stapley-Smith

    Date: 11 Aug 2015

    Meet the Arts Award team! Introducing... Kat Stapley

    Continuing our Meet the Team series, this time it’s the turn of Kat Stapley, Arts Programmes Administrator and talented musician. When she’s not busy organising the panel of Arts Award moderators and ...

    Author: Katherine Stapley-Smith

    Date: 10 Aug 2015

    Feeling bookish: Summer Reading Challenge 2015

    The summer holidays are now well and truly upon us, which for libraries means that the Summer Reading Challenge 2015 has started. We’ve teamed up again this year with The Reading Agency so that young ...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 24 Jul 2015

    Arts Award lands at Latitude

    Last weekend the Arts Award Voice team headed to beautiful Suffolk for Latitude Festival. You can peruse their reviews and blogs over on Arts Award Training Coordinator, Daf Ev...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 21 Jul 2015

    Philosophy lessons can boost children’s learning

    A new study for the Education Endowment Fund (EEF) has found that taking part in regular philosophy lessons can boost children’s learning in reading and maths. Key Stage Two children who took part in ...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 13 Jul 2015

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