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    Spotlight on Drama at The Skinners' Kent Academy - centre stage and shining!

    Today we hear from Holly Barradell who is a Drama Teacher and the Head of Expressive Arts Faculty at The Skinners' Kent Academy in Tunbridge Wells. Holly is also an Ofqual Expert for Drama, Advisor fo...

    Multi-level Arts Award: integrating Explore, Bronze & Silver

    This summer 58 young people working with Harrogate Theatre successfully achieved Explore, Bronze or Silver Arts Award. Arts Award was embedded into their work with children and young people in schools...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 21 Jan 2019

    Peer to peer support - mentoring the next generation of Arts Award achievers

    On the blog this week, Laura Goulden, from Deafinitely Theatre, shares how they deliver Arts Award flexibly with their deaf young people and how they’ve developed exemplary team working skills through...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 08 Oct 2018

    Case Study: Aberdeen City Music School

    Aberdeen City Music School is a specialist music school. Students across secondary year groups can audition for a place, and many are also involved with organisations such as the National Youth Orches...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Case Study: Parkwood Hall Cooperative Academy

    Parkwood Hall Cooperative Academy is a special needs school for students with moderate to severe learning difficulties, many of them on the autistic spectrum. The school offers students opportunities ...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Case Study: Chingford Foundation School

    Chingford Foundation School is a large co-educational comprehensive school and sixth form in East London. They have been offering Arts Award in a range of art forms, including performing and visual ar...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

    Case Study: West Yorkshire Playhouse

    West Yorkshire Playhouse has been delivering Arts Award across all levels for over three years, with around 200 young people successfully completing their awards in that time.

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 05 Sep 2018

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