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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...

    5 ways to deliver arts projects on a shoestring budget

    As we’ve discussed in recent weeks, it’s no secret that schools, arts and community organisations have limited budgets and resources to deliver arts projects. However, with a little bit of creativity ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 05 Nov 2018

    Peer to peer support - mentoring the next generation of Arts Award achievers

    On the blog this week, Laura Goulden, from Deafinitely Theatre, shares how they deliver Arts Award flexibly with their deaf young people and how they’ve developed exemplary team working skills through...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 08 Oct 2018

    Discovering Windrush through the arts

    To celebrate Black History Month, our blog article this week features Isioma Ikediashi, Project Manager at African Community Centre, who tells us about their Bronze Arts Award project inspired by the ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 01 Oct 2018

    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

    Making Space: Learning Through Craft

    Making Space, a Hampshire based craft charity, is passionate about keeping skills alive and making high quality craft experiences accessible to children. With funding support from Arts Council England...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 17 Sep 2018

    Engaging with young people on a different level

    This year we’re celebrating 250 years of Circus across the UK. With this in mind, here at Arts Award we caught up with Beth King, head of Participation and Outreach at the National Centre for Circus A...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Jun 2018

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