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    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 ...

    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

    Fighting the good fight: Stage Combat for Young Performers

    As an Arts Award Supporter, Squire Stage Combat have been involved in delivery through workshops offering young people the opportunity to participate in an often overlooked art form. Mark Ruddick, the...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 06 Apr 2018

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