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    Creative Faculty Mission – Everyone’s an artist!

    Following their recent success at the TES Awards, winning Creative School of the Year; Victoria Harrocks from Formby High School discusses how their Gold Arts Award delivery has contributed to a vibra...

    Parallels between the Gatsby Benchmarks and Arts Award

    In December 2017, the UK Government laid out its’ careers strategy, a plan to raise standards around career guidance in England. A key pillar of the strategy was embedding the Gatsby Career Benchmarks...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 03 Sep 2018

    Providing creative opportunities with Gold

    The latest statistics on the number of teenagers pursuing an Arts based education have raised concerns about potential knock-on effects this might have on the creative industries. This is not a new co...

    Author: Catherine Sercombe

    Date: 28 Aug 2018

    How Arts Award supports apprenticeships

    The academic year might have come to an end but summer represents an opportunity to build up extra-curricular activities. Apprenticeships are a great way for young people to get practical life experie...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 20 Aug 2018

    From Voice to action

    What does it take to get your voice heard in a saturated media market? Art has a long history with activism, with artists and activist groups using many art forms to get their voice heard for centurie...

    Author: Nici West

    Date: 23 Jul 2018

    How art can change the world

    The Arts Award blog, often explores different aspects of the arts, from the levels of creativity involved to its’ measurable impact: we’ve written about it all. As the academic year comes to an end, w...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 16 Jul 2018

    Why careers in the arts matter

    For the past few months we have been exploring a number of hot topics associated with the arts, such as access & inclusion and pathways into the arts. This month we’re considering the arts’ place and ...

    Author: Catherine Sercombe

    Date: 04 Jun 2018

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