How creativity supported us in lockdown
In our first Artsmark in action blog we hear from Julia Wisbey, Head of Drama and Senior Leader in Personal Development at Admiral Lord Nelson School, a secondary school in Portsmouth. Julia shares with us how they’ve used arts and creativity at the school to support pupil wellbeing, encourage engagement with distanced learning, and build a sense of community.
To celebrate #WorldBookDay we’ve spoken to three recently awarded Artsmark schools to find out how they infuse their English curriculum with creativity. So, grab a brew and find out how Artsmark can inspire you this #WorldBookDay.
Drama brings English to life
For arts initiatives to thrive in school, senior staff must take the lead - from selling the vision to freeing up funding. If schools want to deliver strong arts and culture provision then senior leaders and governors have a crucial role to play.
Dan Worth, Editor for Tes (20/12/2019)
Tes speak to our Artsmark schools about how and why developing a strong arts offer is so important
Dan Worth, Editor at Tes (20/12/2019)
This Trustees Week we find out what inspired Hayden Taylor to become a school governor at Admiral Lord Nelson School (TES Creative School of the Year 2019) and his creative responsibilities.
Hayden Taylor (04/11/2019)
Year 6 pupils, Kyle and Cadey from Senacre Wood Primary School's Arts Council, close Artsmark Celebration Week by telling us all about their Artsmark journey so far...
Year 6 pupils from Senacre Wood Primary School (11/10/2019)
Laura Dreyer, Head of Faculty Sport, Art & Performance for North Durham Academy talks to us about how they are using the Arts to address Ofsted's requirements and to tackle mental health concerns.
Laura Dreyer, Head of Faculty Sport, Art & Performance, North Durham Academy (08/10/2019)
Kate Brown, Director of Learning at New College Leicester, talks to us about the launch of a brand new creative arts project on how New College are tackling the national issue of knife crime.
Kate Brown, Director of Learning at New College Leicester (08/10/2019)
A case study about the partnership between Oxford University Gardens Libraries and Museums (GLAM) and the Iffley Academy with a focus on how creative engagement with buildings and place, can affect outcomes for teachers.
Tom Procter-Legg (Head Teacher Iffley Academy) and Miranda Millward (Arts Engagement Officer, Oxford University Gardens Libraries and Museums) (07/10/2019)