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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...

    Delivering Bronze through work experience

    Throughout the UK, arts and cultural organisations are running programmes aimed at giving young people valuable work experience, many of these accrediting young people’s achievements with Arts Award. ...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 14 Jan 2019

    How Arts Award supports apprenticeships

    The academic year might have come to an end but summer represents an opportunity to build up extra-curricular activities. Apprenticeships are a great way for young people to get practical life experie...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 20 Aug 2018

    Why careers in the arts matter

    For the past few months we have been exploring a number of hot topics associated with the arts, such as access & inclusion and pathways into the arts. This month we’re considering the arts’ place and ...

    Author: Catherine Sercombe

    Date: 04 Jun 2018

    Digital Futures with Dance and Technology

    Earlier this year we shared an update from Su Adams at U Can Too, about how they used technology to deliver Discover. Another of Su’s recent projects also featured Arts Award, this time Silver, with D...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 02 Oct 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

    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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