Arts Award Blog

Shakespeare, puppets and flexibility: supporting flexible evidence gathering to achieve an Arts Award

When we last heard from Rebecca Lonergan and Abbey Catholic Primary School, they were planning their Arts Award delivery for the year, making use of after school clubs and Shakespeare Schools Festival...

Explore - new ways to moderate

We’re delighted to now be offering advisers working with groups of young people at Explore level the opportunity to meet with an Arts Award moderator at a standard moderation.

Author: Katherine Stapley-Smith

Date: 30 Jan 2017

Add some sparkle to your Christmas show with Arts Award!

It’s a busy time in schools at the moment – not only are teachers battling end of term fatigue, but many schools are in the final throes of putting together their end of year performance. In primary s...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 12 Dec 2016

How To… : Explore in a week

The summer holidays are upon us and arts organisations, summer schools and community groups across the country and providing creative opportunities for young people to get stuck into. In this blog pos...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 15 Aug 2016

Tips for Assessment: Explore

Many advisers reading this will be winding their projects to a close, and that involves assessing young people’s work. We’ve recently talked about moderation – and have previously offered some advice ...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 27 Jun 2016

Arts Award Across the Curriculum

This week’s blog comes from Moorlands Primary School, one of our 2015-2016 Good Practice Centres! 

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 08 Feb 2016