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    Why we believe arts enrichment activities are important

    It’s no secret that we want to support schools to offer the arts as part of their core curriculum as much as possible. However, we also appreciate that in the current education climate this isn’t alwa...

    Getting creative before lunch: Arts Award Key Stage 2 Explore Literacy resource

    A variety of research into primary school timetables over recent years shows that schools continue to position subjects like literacy and maths before lunchtime, in an effort to maximise academic prog...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 08 Apr 2019

    Get started with Arts Award during your teacher training

    Delivering Arts Award is an excellent way for trainee and newly qualified teachers to increase their employability and raise the profile of the arts whilst establishing themselves in their new role at...

    Author: Julie Neville

    Date: 01 Apr 2019

    5 things we’re looking forward to at this years’ Music & Drama Education Expo!

    It’s here… One of the biggest events of the year for music and drama educationists and organisations who support them is just around the corner! Every year we look forward to the London (and now also ...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 04 Mar 2019

    Does practice always make perfect?

    This week we have a special guest blog post from Jimmy Rotheram, musician and Music Coordinator at Feversham Primary Academy who shares with us his views on ‘practice’. Jimmy has seen first-hand how u...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Feb 2019

    Things every arts teacher can do to boost the profile of their department

    Did you catch our recent blog post highlighting 5 reasons why arts teachers are important? In this we outlined our feelings on why young people should be offered the chance to access the arts at schoo...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 04 Feb 2019

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