Arts Award Blog

Shakespeare, puppets and flexibility: supporting flexible evidence gathering to achieve an Arts Award

When we last heard from Rebecca Lonergan and Abbey Catholic Primary School, they were planning their Arts Award delivery for the year, making use of after school clubs and Shakespeare Schools Festival...

Music & Fanzines

 This week’s blog comes from adviser Tim Coyte at Arts For Teens, a centre delivering music projects to young people in Hartlepool. Tim tells us how he led Exchanging Notes, a Bronze Arts Award projec...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 16 Oct 2017

Digital Futures with Dance and Technology

Earlier this year we shared an update from Su Adams at U Can Too, about how they used technology to deliver Discover. Another of Su’s recent projects also featured Arts Award, this time Silver, with D...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 02 Oct 2017

The impact of arts education

We’re sure that if you are reading this blog you already understand the value of studying and taking part in the arts, but with increasing pressures on schools and arts organisations how can we advoca...

Author: Annabel Thomas

Date: 06 Feb 2017

Using Arts Award to support your wider work - Brighton and Hove Youth Services's story

This week we hear from Julia Box from Brighton and Hove City Council Youth Service, 2015-16 Arts Award Good Practice Centre. Read on to find out how they used Arts Award to not only suppor their wider...

Author: Guest Writer

Date: 18 Jul 2016

Making a Difference

We’ve talked about social action and NCS in previous blogs, and with Volunteers' Week starting tomorrow, now seemed like a good time to celebrate the work of two centres who successfully combined Arts...

Author: Alan Lynch

Date: 31 May 2016