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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...

    Raising awareness of mental health through Gold Arts Award

    We hear from adviser and freelance Arts and Music Educator, Kathrina Perry, about a successful Gold Arts Award project that focused on raising awareness of mental health through poetry.

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 24 Jun 2019

    Students are powerful advocates for the arts

    Sienna James suggests that students’ voices can help teachers to raise the profile of the arts in schools. Sienna has achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold Arts Awards and now writes for Voice magazine alo...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Jun 2019

    Delivering Silver: A look at how Arts Award & Music can help enhance practice, share learning and focus the mind

    St Helens Council Music Service are a Music Education Hub delivering musical opportunities to young people in St Helens, Merseyside. They’ve been delivering Arts Award for the last four years, from wh...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 17 Jun 2019

    Youth engagement as a driver for future arts participation

    If you hold a strategic role in an arts organisation, then increasing and maintaining audience levels will be high on your list of priorities. But where should you be directing your efforts and how do...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 10 Jun 2019

    STEAM: Experiencing the arts alongside technology to encourage cross-curricular learning

    Julie Neville, Arts Award Associate for formal education, spoke to Su Adams, Computing Curriculum Specialist at U Can Too about the impact and importance of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Ar...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 03 Jun 2019

    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...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 May 2019

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