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    Why we believe arts enrichment activities are important

    It’s no secret that we want to support schools to offer the arts as part of their core curriculum as much as possible. However, we also appreciate that in the current education climate this isn’t alwa...

    Why we believe arts enrichment activities are important

    It’s no secret that we want to support schools to offer the arts as part of their core curriculum as much as possible. However, we also appreciate that in the current education climate this isn’t alwa...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 May 2019

    Arts Award and Folk Arts: Three ways folk educators have used folk arts for Arts Award

    Folk arts encompass music, dances, plays, storytelling and crafts which are an integral part of every culture. In the UK folk art is strongly linked social history, telling stories of local struggles,...

    Author: Caroline Bray

    Date: 13 May 2019

    Introducing Arts Award Key Stage 3 resources

    We know that offering additional qualifications like Arts Award can give teachers extra work and recognise how pressured departments are in terms of workload, budgets and in some cases having to make ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 Mar 2019

    5 things we’re looking forward to at this years’ Music & Drama Education Expo!

    It’s here… One of the biggest events of the year for music and drama educationists and organisations who support them is just around the corner! Every year we look forward to the London (and now also ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 04 Mar 2019

    Does practice always make perfect?

    This week we have a special guest blog post from Jimmy Rotheram, musician and Music Coordinator at Feversham Primary Academy who shares with us his views on ‘practice’. Jimmy has seen first-hand how u...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Feb 2019

    Case Study: Aberdeen City Music School

    Aberdeen City Music School is a specialist music school. Students across secondary year groups can audition for a place, and many are also involved with organisations such as the National Youth Orches...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

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