Arts Award Blog

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...

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

BBC Ten Pieces: How it links to Arts Award

Arts Award and BBC Ten Pieces are working together to support schools who would like to deliver Arts Award’s unique qualifications alongside their Ten Pieces Project. 

Author: Layne Harrod

Date: 19 Oct 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

Meet the Arts Award team! Introducing… James Wedlock

Next up in our Meet the Team series is James Wedlock, Arts Award Training Coordinator and talented guitarist and music composer.

Author: Katherine Stapley-Smith

Date: 13 Mar 2017