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    Student teachers learn the value of arts in education

    We hear from Maria Vinney, Arts Award adviser and Senior Lecturer in Art and Design at the University of Winchester, about how Arts Award has been integral in enriching their teacher education offer a...

    Residential arts education centre has Arts Award at its heart

    Ingestre Hall in Staffordshire is the UK’s only dedicated residential arts education centre for children and young people. Felix Pepler, Head of Centre and Arts Award Adviser and Moderator, tells us a...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 18 Nov 2019

    Students learn techniques from a real-life Marvel artist

    This week we hear from Head of Music at St. Bede's Catholic Middle School, Rowena Eastwood, about how this Trinity Champion Centre gave students the opportunity to work with a professional MARVEL arti...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 Sep 2019

    Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019 and Arts Award Discover

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 12 Aug 2019

    5 reasons why arts teachers are important

    The holidays have whizzed past and here we are again at the start of a new term and a new year. Despite Christmas being a well-deserved break involving too much food (and in some cases, too much famil...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 08 Jan 2019

    Children & the Arts make a great Start

    On the blog today, we are sharing an update on a very exciting partnership we first blogged about last year. We have been working with Children & the Arts to embed Arts Award into their Start programm...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 26 Mar 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

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