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Arts Award

Arts Award is a national qualification accredited by Trinity Guildhall.  

Since its launch in 2005 Arts Award has grown quickly and is now flourishing in arts centres, colleges and schools, community projects, libraries, galleries, local authorities, theatres, youth clubs and youth justice settings.

In April 2012 Arts Award introduced two new awards.  There are now 5 levels and anyone from 7 – 25 can take part. 

The new levels are:

  • Discover is an introduction to the arts and to other Arts Award levels.  The award is all about taking part in arts activities and experiencing artists and their work and takes about 20 hours to deliver.          
  • Explore looks at the development of personal creativity and takes about 25 guided learning hours (+ 10 individual learning hours) to deliver.

If you want to deliver this new award in your organisation, you will need to attend a half-day Arts Award Discover & Explore advisor training course.  For more information on dates and venues for training courses check out the Arts Award website: www.artsaward.org.uk 

The other three levels are: 

  • Bronze Award which takes about 40 guided learning hours (+ 20 individual learning hours) to deliver;
  • Silver Award which takes about 60 guided learning hours (+ 35 individual learning hours) to deliver.

If you want to deliver Bronze or Silver Arts Award in your organisation, you will need to attend a one day Arts Award Bronze and Silver advisor training course.  For more information on dates and venues for training courses check out the Arts Award website: www.artsaward.org.uk

 

  • Gold Award which takes about 90 guided learning hours (+ 60 individual learning hours) to deliver. The Gold Award is accredited as a Level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit framework and is recognised on the UCAS tariff with 35 points.  

If you want to deliver the Gold Award in your organisation, you will need to attend a half-day Arts Award Gold adviser training course.  For more information on dates and venues for training courses check out the Arts Award website: www.artsaward.org.uk

Other useful pages on the Arts Award website include:

Link to schools page: http://www.artsaward.org.uk/site/schools

Guidance to working with large groups in schools:   http://www.artsaward.org.uk/site/?id=2247 

Qualification information: http://www.artsaward.org.uk/site/qualifications

 Royal Shakespeare Company & Arts Award:  http://www.artsaward.org.uk/site/rsc

 Lights, Camera, Parliament! Film Competition:   http://www.artsaward.org.uk/site/pes