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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...

    Cornwall Museums are Golden

    We continue to explore Pathways into the Arts this month with Chloe Hughes, Engagement Lead at Cornwall Museums Partnership. Chloe shines a light on the great work conducted her organisation, particul...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 14 May 2018

    Lancaster Brownies take on Arts Award and discover some hidden talents

    This month we’re looking at pathways into the arts, including insights from different organisations and how their work leads young people to discover themselves as artists, or even prepares them for a...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 09 May 2018

    NCS & Arts Award – Exploring our partnership with The Challenge

    We’ve featured NCS and social action on the blog before and we’re revisiting it again with this guest post. In this post Amy Lewis from The Challenge highlights the ways in which the NCS crosses over ...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 May 2018

    Discover singing with Arts Award and Friday Afternoons

    On the blog this week, Snape Maltings tell us about their ‘Friday Afternoons’ project and a new guidance resource they’ve created for advisers to use in their settings for delivering Arts Award Discov...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 01 May 2018

    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...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Apr 2018

    Throwing shapes with Stepping Stones – exploring architecture with dance

    In March this year, a group of young people with individual learning requirements came together to complete a human shape dance performance as part of their Explore journey. Arts Award adviser Michael...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 16 Apr 2018

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