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    Arts Award Blog

    What is arts education for? And what contribution can Arts Award make?

    This is the final blog in a series that has been written by Arts Award moderator and adviser Frances Howard, based on her doctoral research investigating the educational experiences of ‘dis-engaged’ y...

    Discover Arts Award through Dance with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

    In spring 2019, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance (SJD) planned and delivered two residencies in London Primary Schools. The project demonstrated how Discover Arts award can be delivered through longer-term eng...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 07 Oct 2019

    A passport to Arts Award

    We’ve been working in partnership with Children’s University to support arts and cultural Learning Destinations to offer Arts Award alongside their education programmes. In this blog we find out how t...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 30 Sep 2019

    Sir Nicholas Serota experiences virtual reality with Arts Award group

    This week Learning Technologist, Neil Winterburn at FACT, tells us about the moment a group of Year 7 students from the Academy of Saint Francis Assisi swapped Chair of Arts Council England, Sir Nicho...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 11 Sep 2019

    A Typical Scottish Summer?

    The sun may have been a bit reluctant up in Scotland this summer, but that has not stopped some fabulous Arts Award centres from delivering great projects. With the Scottish schools returning for a ne...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Aug 2019

    Achieving Explore: boat stories inspiring a new folk song

    A museum of boats may not seem the obvious place for Arts Award but Windermere Jetty, a new museum in the Lake District National Park, used its stories as inspiration for a group of local Primary Scho...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 22 Jul 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

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