Why Artsmark?

Artsmark gives every child the opportunity to create, compose, and perform, gain knowledge and understanding, and to visit experience and participate in extraordinary work.

Benefits to schools and education settings

  • Artsmark schools gain access to exceptional resources as well as networks of the country’s most treasured cultural organisations, helping them develop and strengthen their arts provision
  • enrich, develop and strengthen your school’s arts and culture provision
  • bring arts and culture to life in your school
  • designed by schools, for schools
  • provides evidence of how a school is meeting its spiritual, moral, social and cultural requirements for Ofsted
  • to celebrate your school’s strengths and help achieve ambitions for the future
  • enrich your curriculum with the arts
  • incorporating art and culture into every student’s life and learning, knowledge and understanding

 Benefits to students

  • build the confidence; resilience and drive that will help children grow into happy, articulate, successful young people
  • arts and culture unlock potential helping children and young people develop character and talent, knowledge and understanding
  • introduce the joys of creating, performing and composing

 

Find out more about how Artsmark works.

 

 

 

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New resources aim to bring wonder of science to primary classrooms

7 Questions to explore before you leave primary school is a collaboration between the Science Museum, TES and Arts Council England, designed to provide inspiration for cross-curricular learning.


Blog: Creating creative connections between art and science

Beth Hawkins is the Learning Resources Manager at the Science Museum, London. She tells us about an inspiring new set of resources which have been developed to support primary schools in exploring some key scientific questions, and why taking a creative approach across the whole curriculum is beneficial.


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Cultural education gives children and young people the opportunity to develop their creativity, both individually and collectively, and that's why our goal is for every child and young person to have the opportunity to experience the richness of the arts.

Darren Henley
Chief Executive
Arts Council England

It's so important that children have the opportunity to learn and enjoy arts and culture from an early age. It develops their creativity, inspires future careers and enriches their childhoods.

Artsmark does fantastic work in school across the country, bringing high quality arts and culture into the classroom.

Matt Hancock
Minister of State for Digital and Culture
Department for Culture, Media and Sport