This week we continue our series exploring the work of the 2015-16 Good Practice Centres. Over to Towner Art Gallery to explore how they ran events as part of their Silver Arts Award delivery.
The summer holidays are upon us and arts organisations, summer schools and community groups across the country and providing creative opportunities for young people to get stuck into. In this blog post we are going to explore Explore and how planning for a week of intensive delivery can help with your summer plans! Read on as we provide ideas, hints and tips for the perfect summer Arts Award challenge.
This week we hear from The Core at Corby and how their Arts Award Good Practice Centre (2015-16) year developed and took shape.
We continue our series looking at this years’ Good Practice Centres, with Moorlands Primary School sharing their hints and tips on making connections in the arts world, and how it can benefit your setting.
Laura Shepherd, Arts Award Adviser at Queen Elizabeth School in Lancashire (Good Practice Centre 2015-16), shares how they approached running Bronze, Silver and Gold in her school this year Continue reading
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 service delivery, but also encourage support for the provision of youth arts work in Brighton and Hove.
Apps are a great way of bringing the arts to young people in a way that’s accessible, immersive and – even better – free! They offer experiences which might otherwise be out of reach, letting curious artists in Britain view a gallery in New York. They can turn everyday devices into mobile film or recording studios. It’s also a great way of bringing together different organisations and art forms, helping to meet The Cultural Education Challenge.
Here are five apps that we think work really well alongside Arts Award. Continue reading
Our last top tips blog offered some quick pointers for any advisers assessing Explore work ahead of moderation. Because we know there’s also a lot of Bronze moderations coming up we’ve got some guidance for any advisers about to assess Bronze portfolios too! As before this is based on queries to the team and feedback from moderators… Continue reading
Many advisers reading this will be winding their projects to a close, and that involves assessing young people’s work. We’ve recently talked about moderation – and have previously offered some advice on Explore Part D – but now we want to share some tips on assessing Explore overall! Continue reading