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    Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer

    The summer holidays are almost upon us! This week we hear from arts and cultural organisations across the country as we look at the Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer b...

    How Artsmark led one school to Arts Award

    This week on the blog we hear about Starbank school’s journey from their Artsmark statement of commitment to delivering almost 180 Explore in their school in 2019. We spoke to the lead adviser Amanda,...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Jul 2019

    Getting creative before lunch: Arts Award Key Stage 2 Explore Literacy resource

    A variety of research into primary school timetables over recent years shows that schools continue to position subjects like literacy and maths before lunchtime, in an effort to maximise academic prog...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 08 Apr 2019

    Arts Award and flexibility: young people achieving their first qualification

    Kibble Education and Care Centre is Scotland’s specialist provider of services for young people at risk. Based in Paisley, they run a secure school, an open school and also lead on a variety of enterp...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Mar 2019

    Multi-level Arts Award: integrating Explore, Bronze & Silver

    This summer 58 young people working with Harrogate Theatre successfully achieved Explore, Bronze or Silver Arts Award. Arts Award was embedded into their work with children and young people in schools...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 21 Jan 2019

    Evidencing the Explore journey

    During this time of year, a lot of Arts Award advisers think about their upcoming delivery and how they might approach it. Because we’re often asked about collecting evidence for Explore, we’re offeri...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 10 Sep 2018

    Case Study: York Theatre Royal

    York Theatre Royal is a theatre based in York. They have been delivering Arts Award (Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold levels) for over five years in several different formats, adapted for a variety of...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

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