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    Arts Award and the Ofsted Inspection Framework (2019)

    To help support your planning for 2020 and beyond, we have taken a look at the Ofsted framework and highlighted all the areas where Arts Award can have a positive impact for your school relating to th...

    Supporter Spotlight: Cadw a home for artists

    Arts Award Supporter is a free scheme for arts organisations to reach young people, teachers and Arts Award advisers. We looked at the importance of Supporters in our blog last year because we believe...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 23 Oct 2019

    Comic books: the ‘ninth art’

    We hear from former Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard who shares his views on comics as a medium rather than a genre and explains why comics deserve to be read…

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 23 Sep 2019

    Stepping Stones Creative explore exhibitions and the visual arts

    We previously heard from adviser Michael Appleyard, from Stepping Stones Creative, about how they supported young people to choreograph a performance for their Explore Arts Award. Here he tells us abo...

    Author: Guest Writer

    Date: 19 Sep 2019

    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

    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...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 20 May 2019

    5 things to say to your SLT about the value of the arts

    We think the arts are vitally important. If you’re reading this blog we reckon you probably agree. However it is rarely easy to convince senior leaders to invest your time and your organisations’ mone...

    Author: Annabel Thomas

    Date: 03 May 2019

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