Why choose Arts Award?

The Arts Award qualification at The Northern School of Art welcomes learners aged between 14 and 16 years old to develop their creative and leadership skills through sessions, challenges and events. This award aims to support and encourage learners of all levels, abilities, backgrounds and cultures to participate in the arts. Through Arts Award, learners will achieve a national qualification that will build confidence through nurturing their individual interests, while also equipping them with life skills that will support their education and future employment.
Arts Award Level 1 Award in The Arts Guided learning hours: 40 Independent learning hours: 20 Total qualification time (TQT): 60 Qualification number: 501/0081/6 For learners aged 14 to 16 years old. Sessions are delivered every Saturday during term time. Bronze Arts Award is a Level 1 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and has been developed by Arts Council England and Trinity College London.
Arts Award, learners take on challenges in their chosen art form, participate in arts activities, get inspired by artists and share their skills with others! To achieve a Bronze Arts Award, students collect evidence in an individual arts log or portfolio documenting their experiences, demonstrating: • development of their interests, knowledge and skills through actively participating in any art form • experience of at least one arts event/experience as an audience member and their review of that event/experience • research of the career and work of an artist or craftsperson that inspires them • experience of passing on an arts skill This qualification is working at the same standard as GCSE grades 3–1. Further qualification information can be found at artsaward.org.uk/qualification. Scroll down to find out more about how you can apply!

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