Your Creative Guide To Delivering An Arts Award This Festive Season

The days are getting shorter, the weather is turning colder, and as we hope desperately for snow on the big day, it’s a great opportunity for classrooms up and down the country to be getting stuck in to winter craft activities.

Never one to miss an opportunity to get messy and tie creative activities to the festive season, the Arts Award team has come up with five of our favourite craft projects young people can not only get involved in but also link an Arts Award to. Continue reading

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Digital Portfolio Platforms Resource

Digital Platforms pg 04We’ve seen a rising number of young people completing their Arts Awards digitally in recent years, in a variety of different formats. So many that it can all be rather daunting if you haven’t worked digitally or online much before. That’s why we’ve produced a great new resource showcasing some of the platforms we’ve seen successfully used to create Arts Award portfolios. Continue reading

Arts Award at the Youth Libraries Group and School Librarians Conference, 2017

NDawe_Queens_Park_Community_School_140324_149Arts 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