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    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...

    STEAM powered creativity

    Primary Creative ComputingThe concept of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) is something we’ve discussed previously, especially when it comes to the idea of incorporating the Arts to creat...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 16 Jan 2018

    Why creativity counts when picking a primary school

      It is that time of year when parents up and down the country are deciding which schools to apply to for their four and five year olds. With the deadline of 15 January fast approaching, Trinity’s Art...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 08 Jan 2018

    How the arts can help learning

     This week’s blog is from Arts Award Development Lead Diana Walton, and originally appeared on the SSAT Blog. Diana shares the impact of Arts Award on metacognition, confidence and life skills.

    Author: Diana Walton

    Date: 30 Oct 2017

    Celebrating Libraries

    Today is the start of the first ever Libraries Week, a showcase of the great activities offered by libraries across the UK. It’s organised by CILIP, who we met at this year’s School Libraries Conferen...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 09 Oct 2017

    Digital learning in museums and galleries

     This week our digital associate Julie Neville explores some of the digital arts and technology offers available at museums and galleries, transforming the way young people make, experience and share ...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 25 Sep 2017

    The impact of arts education

    We’re sure that if you are reading this blog you already understand the value of studying and taking part in the arts, but with increasing pressures on schools and arts organisations how can we advoca...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 06 Feb 2017

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