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    Raising awareness of mental health through Gold Arts Award

    We hear from adviser and freelance Arts and Music Educator, Kathrina Perry, about a successful Gold Arts Award project that focused on raising awareness of mental health through poetry.

    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

    Meet the Arts Award team! Introducing… Annabel Thomas

    We’re a friendly bunch over here at Arts Award HQ so we thought we’d continue our series from summer 2015 of our ‘Meet the team’ blog posts to offer you the opportunity to get to know some of us a bit...

    Author: Katherine Stapley-Smith

    Date: 06 Mar 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

    Children & the Arts partnership with Arts Award

    Arts Award is delighted to have partnered with  Children & the Arts to support the young people in schools and arts organisations they work with through their Start programme to achieve Arts Award.

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 19 Dec 2016

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