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    Arts Award and the Recovery Curriculum

    As we start to cautiously move out of lockdown, and increasing numbers of children return to school, thoughts are turning to what education may look like in September and beyond. It is clear that the ...

    Budding Writers - bringing Arts Award online through creative writing

    This week we hear from Susie Busby, Founder of Budding Writers about their journey to create an online Bronze Arts Award creative writing programme.

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 12 May 2020

    Celebrating International Women's Day with Open Clasp Theatre

    Open Clasp Theatre is an award-winning women’s theatre company that collaborates with women on the margins of society to create bold and innovative projects for personal, social and political change. ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 Mar 2020

    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

    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...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 15 Apr 2019

    Introducing Arts Award Key Stage 3 resources

    We know that offering additional qualifications like Arts Award can give teachers extra work and recognise how pressured departments are in terms of workload, budgets and in some cases having to make ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 Mar 2019

    5 things we’re looking forward to at this years’ Music & Drama Education Expo!

    It’s here… One of the biggest events of the year for music and drama educationists and organisations who support them is just around the corner! Every year we look forward to the London (and now also ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 04 Mar 2019

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