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    Arts Award Blog

    What is arts education for? And what contribution can Arts Award make?

    This is the final blog in a series that has been written by Arts Award moderator and adviser Frances Howard, based on her doctoral research investigating the educational experiences of ‘dis-engaged’ y...

    Unlock young people’s theatrical careers with Get Into Theatre

    This year we saw the launch of a fantastic new initiative for young people interested in a career in theatre – Get Into Theatre. Packed full of information, guidance and opportunities for those lookin...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 28 Oct 2019

    Flying the flag for high quality arts experiences in Wales

    Last week the Wales Creative Industries Academy was launched at the University of South Wales, based in Cardiff. This is an incredibly exciting new collaboration between the University of South Wales ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 11 Feb 2019

    Creative Faculty Mission – Everyone’s an artist!

    As winner of Creative School of the Year at the TES Awards and an Artsmark Platinum school, Formby High School have have a strong record embedding the arts into their work. Victoria Harrocks discusses...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 24 Sep 2018

    Case Study: The Lowry

    Established in 2000 and based at Salford Quays, The Lowry is a cross-arts venue that aims to enrich people’s lives and to contribute to the creative well-being of the North West.

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Case Study: Aberdeen City Music School

    Aberdeen City Music School is a specialist music school. Students across secondary year groups can audition for a place, and many are also involved with organisations such as the National Youth Orches...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Case Study: Chingford Foundation School

    Chingford Foundation School is a large co-educational comprehensive school and sixth form in East London. They have been offering Arts Award in a range of art forms, including performing and visual ar...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

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