Building up with Bronze, Silver & Gold templates

Silver U1D 01This week, we’re highlighting some updated resources! These templates are designed to guide young people through each part of Bronze, Silver and Gold with prompts and suggestions that, if used effectively, can help them develop personalised portfolios. Continue reading

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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

Moderation Season

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Carre’s Grammar School

Some of you may have received an email from us recently about booking your moderation, because it’s that time of year when a lot of projects are coming to an end.  We know that many advisers might be moderating for the first time – or for the first time since last year – so in addition to our email, here’s a handy guide on booking your moderation. Continue reading

Five steps to moderation

You’ve just left Arts Award adviser training full of ideas for starting your Arts Award delivery back at your centre. You’re thinking about how Arts Award fits into your setting as well as trying to negotiate timescales, budgets and working with young people – all with their own ideas and interests. So how do you get through that first moderation? How do you even get started? We have the answers! *

*or as many as we can fit into a blog post!

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How To… : Explore in a week

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.

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