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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...

    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

    Embedding creative activity at Thomas Ashton School

    Arts Award Good Practice Centre Thomas Ashton School are in the midst of a year of great creative activity, and are telling us about some of what’s taken place in our latest guest blog. They’ve embedd...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Mar 2018

    Supporting wellbeing with Music and Arts Award: Noise Solution

    Arts Award centre Noise Solution uses professional musicians and digital tools to support young people in challenging circumstances. Simon Glenister, Noise Solution’s Director, writes to tell us about...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 12 Mar 2018

    KS2 ARTS AWARD – WHERE DO I START?

    Good Practice Centre Abbey Catholic Primary School will be blogging their Arts Award journey as part of their Good Practice Centre year. The school runs Arts Award at Discover through to Bronze, enjoy...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 15 Dec 2017

    Music & Fanzines

     This week’s blog comes from adviser Tim Coyte at Arts For Teens, a centre delivering music projects to young people in Hartlepool. Tim tells us how he led Exchanging Notes, a Bronze Arts Award projec...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 16 Oct 2017

    My leadership experience at Mozfest with Helix Arts

    When Katie set about doing her Gold Arts Award in 2016 she wanted to explore her own arts practice in digital media as well as support other young people to get involved in digital arts.  So when Heli...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Aug 2017

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