Arts Award Blog

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...

STEAM powered creativity

The 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 create a STEAM education focus....

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 16 Jan 2018

5 Ways Arts Awards Can Support Your School’s Performing Arts Department

Let’s be honest, we are all too aware of the pressures facing schools when it comes to offering a broad and balanced arts curriculum. Recent changes, along with accountability measures and the English...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 06 Nov 2017

Writing your Arts Award

This Wednesday, 21 June, is National Writing Day, which will see events across the country celebrate writing of all kinds. We thought this would be a great time to consider how writing could be used t...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 19 Jun 2017

Arts Week and Discover

Arts Award Discover is the perfect way to add an extra-special celebration to your end of term arts activities. Whether you are doing an arts day, or a whole arts focused week in your school, Discover...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 05 Jun 2017

Supporting the UK’s creative sector

At Arts Award we recognise the huge contribution that the arts make to everyone’s lives, and the opportunities which participating in the arts can offer to young people. Not only this, the economic ar...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 15 May 2017