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    Delivering Bronze through work experience

    Throughout the UK, arts and cultural organisations are running programmes aimed at giving young people valuable work experience, many of these accrediting young people’s achievements with Arts Award. ...

    Cross-curricular learning: making the most of heritage trips

    Here at Arts Award we believe that the arts, culture and creativity can be incorporated into almost any area of learning and development for children and young people. Over the past 12 years or so we ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 Jan 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

    Case study: Old Palace of John Whitgift School

    Old Palace of John Whitgift School is a nursery to sixth form girls independent school based in Croydon. They have so far supported the achievement of 18 Discover, 14 Explore, over 80 Bronze and 40 Si...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Case study: Hill Top Specialist Arts College

    Hill Top Specialist Arts College is a Special School for pupils aged 11–19 year olds, based in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. They have been delivering Bronze and Silver Arts Award to all Key Stage 4 pupil...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Parallels between the Gatsby Benchmarks and Arts Award

    In December 2017, the UK Government laid out its’ careers strategy, a plan to raise standards around career guidance in England. A key pillar of the strategy was embedding the Gatsby Career Benchmarks...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 03 Sep 2018

    Top five tips for delivering Arts Award Discover to whole classes

    Good Practice Centre (2017-18) Resonate recently delivered Arts Award Discover as a whole class musical instrument programme – Lesley Davies, Resonate Exams Co-ordinator, Strings Teacher and Arts Awar...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 13 Aug 2018

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