Why SLT and governors are key to promoting the arts

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)

Tags: artsmark, governor, governance, SLT

Q&A with Hayden Taylor, governor of 2019's Creative School of the Year

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)

Tags: artsmark, Artsmark Platinum, governor, governance

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 vital 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 childhood.

Artsmark Award does brilliant work in schools and education to ensure young people access a broad and balanced curriculum that includes high-quality arts and culture.

Michael Ellis MP
Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism
Department of Culture, Media and Sport