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    Student teachers learn the value of arts in education

    We hear from Maria Vinney, Arts Award adviser and Senior Lecturer in Art and Design at the University of Winchester, about how Arts Award has been integral in enriching their teacher education offer a...

    Student teachers learn the value of arts in education

    We hear from Maria Vinney, Arts Award adviser and Senior Lecturer in Art and Design at the University of Winchester, about how Arts Award has been integral in enriching their teacher education offer a...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 Dec 2019

    How Artsmark led one school to Arts Award

    This week on the blog we hear about Starbank school’s journey from their Artsmark statement of commitment to delivering almost 180 Explore in their school in 2019. We spoke to the lead adviser Amanda,...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Jul 2019

    Getting creative before lunch: Arts Award Key Stage 2 Explore Literacy resource

    A variety of research into primary school timetables over recent years shows that schools continue to position subjects like literacy and maths before lunchtime, in an effort to maximise academic prog...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 08 Apr 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

    Budget vs reality – how to make the most out of your arts provision

    It’s not news that school budgets are increasingly feeling the pinch. Just last month over 1000 teachers marched on parliament demanding more funding for their schools, and many cited the arts as bein...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 24 Oct 2018

    Making the most of your Arts Week

    Many schools have an Arts Week – especially at the end of the summer term when the children are over-excited! How can you make the most of this time, and ensure that it isn’t just a ‘nice to have’ but...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 Aug 2018

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