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...

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...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 19 Apr 2018

Children & the Arts make a great Start

On the blog today, we are sharing an update on a very exciting partnership we first blogged about last year. We have been working with Children & the Arts to embed Arts Award into their Start programm...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 26 Mar 2018

5 Ways Arts Awards Can Support Your School’s Performing Arts Department

Let’s be honest, we are all too aware of the pressures facing schools when it comes to offering a broad and balanced arts curriculum. Recent changes, along with accountability measures and the English...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 06 Nov 2017

How the arts can help learning

 This week’s blog is from Arts Award Development Lead Diana Walton, and originally appeared on the SSAT Blog. Diana shares the impact of Arts Award on metacognition, confidence and life skills.

Author: Diana Walton

Date: 30 Oct 2017

Planning for your next academic year delivery of Arts Award

We know, we know! The holidays are upon us and teachers are starting their well-deserved summer break. BUT, why not use the summer to start thinking about your 2017/18 delivery, and get ahead of the g...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 14 Jul 2017