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    What is arts education for? And what contribution can Arts Award make?

    This is the final blog in a series that has been written by Arts Award moderator and adviser Frances Howard, based on her doctoral research investigating the educational experiences of ‘dis-engaged’ y...

    Discover Arts Award through Dance with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

    In spring 2019, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance (SJD) planned and delivered two residencies in London Primary Schools. The project demonstrated how Discover Arts award can be delivered through longer-term eng...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 07 Oct 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

    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

    Shakespeare, puppets and flexibility: supporting flexible evidence gathering to achieve an Arts Award

    When we last heard from Rebecca Lonergan and Abbey Catholic Primary School, they were planning their Arts Award delivery for the year, making use of after school clubs and Shakespeare Schools Festival...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Apr 2018

    Throwing shapes with Stepping Stones – exploring architecture with dance

    In March this year, a group of young people with individual learning requirements came together to complete a human shape dance performance as part of their Explore journey. Arts Award adviser Michael...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 16 Apr 2018

    Embedding creative activity at Thomas Ashton School

    Arts Award Good Practice Centre Thomas Ashton School are in the midst of a year of great creative activity, and are telling us about some of what’s taken place in our latest guest blog. They’ve embedd...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Mar 2018

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