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.
Sliver Award - Level 2 For learners aged 14 to 16 years old. Sessions are delivered every Saturday during term time. Students will be enrolled onto the Silver and this will be completed in 1 year. Art and Design Covering drawing, painting, printing, 3D, mixed media art, ceramics and textiles.
Where artistic challenge meets arts leadership! Attain a recognised qualification in Art on Saturdays between 10am – 1pm, discover your potential and ability through a range of creative and inspiring art and design activities. Meet new people with shared interests. Start your creative career with us. Successful students can progress on to full time courses at The Northern School of Art and develop careers within the creative industries. Silver Arts Award gives young people the chance to take on an artistic challenge and a leadership role too. As well as being about creativity, it's about becoming a reviewer, researcher and project manager. Participants build a broad range of transferable skills as they complete their portfolio and gain a Level 2 qualification. To achieve Silver Arts Award, students create a portfolio, in a format of their choice, presenting evidence that they have completed all tasks. Arts Practice & Pathways planning an arts challenge that develops their skills implementing and reviewing the success of their challenge reviewing arts events and sharing their views researching careers and future opportunities in the arts Arts Leadership Identifying an arts leadership role and planning an arts project, being an effective arts leader. Including dealing with practical issues and working effectively with others reviewing their project and leadership abilities
Please find the current terms and dates for this award! All classes run from 10am to 1pm every Saturday.
Term One 16.09.2023 23.09.2023 30.09.2023 07.10.2023 14.10.2023 21.10.2023
Term Two 11.11.2023 18.11.2023 25.11.2023 02.12.2023 09.12.2023 16.12.2023
Term Three 06.01.2024 13.01.2024 20.01.2024 27.01.2024 03.02.2024 10.02.2024
Term Four 02.03.2024 09.03.2024 16.03.2024 23.03.2024
Term Five 20.04.2024 27.04.2024 04.05.2024 11.05.2024 18.05.2024 08.06.2024

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