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    Sing Up a storm this March

    Arts Award is delighted to have partnered with Sing Up, the national organisation working to turn every school into a singing school. In 2020, as part of the annual Sing Up Day young people can also a...

    Sing Up a storm this March

    Arts Award is delighted to have partnered with Sing Up, the national organisation working to turn every school into a singing school. In 2020, as part of the annual Sing Up Day young people can also a...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 14 Oct 2019

    Students learn techniques from a real-life Marvel artist

    This week we hear from Head of Music at St. Bede's Catholic Middle School, Rowena Eastwood, about how this Trinity Champion Centre gave students the opportunity to work with a professional MARVEL arti...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 02 Sep 2019

    Students are powerful advocates for the arts

    Sienna James suggests that students’ voices can help teachers to raise the profile of the arts in schools. Sienna has achieved Bronze, Silver and Gold Arts Awards and now writes for Voice magazine alo...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Jun 2019

    STEAM: Experiencing the arts alongside technology to encourage cross-curricular learning

    Julie Neville, Arts Award Associate for formal education, spoke to Su Adams, Computing Curriculum Specialist at U Can Too about the impact and importance of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Ar...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 03 Jun 2019

    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

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