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    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...

    Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer

    The summer holidays are almost upon us! This week we hear from arts and cultural organisations across the country as we look at the Top 5 ways young people can engage with Arts Award over the summer b...

    Author: Layne Harrod

    Date: 15 Jul 2019

    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

    Top 5 Arts Award blogs from 2018

    Many of us like seeing the end of a year as an opportunity to look back over the last 12 months. And who are we to argue with such a tried-and-tested format? But rather than come up with a list on our...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 17 Dec 2018

    5 first steps into digital arts

    We’re big believers in digital arts and the use of technology across different art forms but as technology becomes more powerful, the prospect of using it creatively might seem a daunting one. Digital...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 12 Nov 2018

    Arts and cultural funding across the UK

    Last week we considered how schools might approach the arts from a range of budget points. We know that in addition to schools, budgets can be tight for the youth and community sector, and arts and cu...

    Author: Alan Lynch

    Date: 29 Oct 2018

    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

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