Arts Award & Architecture: Behind the scenes look at how Thomas Gainsborough school delivers Bronze

AA good practice centre logo 2017-18Today on the blog we have a real treat for you – a behind the scenes look at how one centre delivers Bronze Arts Award.

Thomas Gainsborough School has been an Arts Award centre since 2014 and their delivery has gone from strength to strength. Last year they delivered Arts Award to over 400 students – an amazing achievement Arts Award lead and teacher of Art, Craft and Design Lucy Nichol describes how they achieve such fantastic success. Continue reading


KS2 Arts Award – Where do I start?

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Abbey Catholic Primary School

Good Practice Centre Abbey Catholic Primary School will be blogging their Arts Award journey as part of their Good Practice Centre year. The school runs Arts Award at Discover through to Bronze, enjoying the challenges and celebrations of achievement the award brings to their pupils. In their first instalment, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) and Arts Award lead Rebecca Lonergan, discuss how they got started with their programme. Continue reading

Applications are now open to become an Arts Award Good Practice Centre in 2017-18!

What is a Good Practice Centre?

Each year Arts Award centres can apply to be selected as Good Practice Centres. Chosen from across all sectors, these centres bring a breadth of experience of delivering Arts Award successfully.

Good Practice Centres inspire existing and potential Arts Award advisers by sharing their practice and advocating for the award in their communities and more widely. They take part in a range of activities throughout the year to do this. In return, we celebrate their achievements, profile their success and promote their work as part of our support offer to advisers.

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