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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...

    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

    Case Study: Moorlands Primary School

    Moorlands is a primary school in West Bromwich. The school offers a wide range of art forms to pupils; from music and dance, to creative writing and digital arts.

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

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