A New Direction, the London regional Bridge organisation, recently announced a terrific opportunity for young people to complete their Gold Arts Award. Read on for details of how to get involved… Continue reading
We know, we know! The holidays are upon us and teachers are starting their well-deserved summer break. BUT, why not use the summer to start thinking about your 2017/18 delivery, and get ahead of the game? We even have a discount running on training for keen beans sorting out their plans for September. Continue reading
Nobody enjoys admin, but it’s only when something gets missed that you realise how important those processes can be. Such is the case with Arts Award assessment: a wonderful project needs to be assessed properly to make sure that everything is in place. Fortunately, we’re here to help with some tips on completing your assessment! Continue reading
Arts Award were thrilled to be invited to lead a session at the School Library Conference 2017 in Harrogate over the weekend of 23-25 June.
The annual joint Youth Libraries Group & School Library Association conference is an opportunity to bring school and public librarians together to share best practice, ideas and updates, as well as inspiration for the year to come. This year was also very special as it included celebrations to mark the 80th anniversary of both the SLA and the CILIP Carnegie Medal, both established in 1937. Continue reading
This Wednesday, 21 June, is National Writing Day, which will see events across the country celebrate writing of all kinds. We thought this would be a great time to consider how writing could be used to complete an Arts Award, and share examples of centres who have done so successfully. Continue reading
We like to offer advice ahead of moderation this time each year, and with good reason! With so many advisers, centres and young people wrapping up Arts Award projects in the coming weeks we know that many of you will have questions. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve delivered Arts Award for years, these tips can help you towards a successful moderation. Continue reading
If you’ve caught up with last week’s blog you’ll know that Arts Award is excited to be returning to Mozfest in London this year, the world’s leading festival for the open internet. We’ll be there from 27-29 October at Ravensbourne in London.
This week we’re launching an important call out for festival proposals. We’re offering Arts Award centres, Supporters and young people the opportunity to deliver a session at the festival. This could be in the form of a workshop, a demo or a piece of work to exhibit. At the heart of our call out are digital arts and the creative use of technology. Continue reading
Arts Award Discover is the perfect way to add an extra-special celebration to your end of term arts activities. Whether you are doing an arts day, or a whole arts focused week in your school, Discover can easily and effectively map to your existing plans, meaning that not only will all children take part in the arts, they also get something tangible to remember it by. Continue reading