Welcome to Arts Award For You! This resource gives you all the tools you need to explain the value of Arts Award to colleagues, senior leadership, stakeholders and funders.
Everything provided in this resource can be shared with other staff members within your organisation to demonstrate Arts Award’s benefits and ways it can work within your sector at all levels.
Finally, we’ve provided an adaptable presentation that can be used across all sectors and summarises key information about Arts Award – including why it’s worth delivering!
Read on to find out how the resource works and what you can expect from each section.
In this section we’ve gathered links which can be used no matter what type of organisation you work in.
There’s a presentation designed to be shared with other staff members, demonstrating the benefits of Arts Award for both your organisation and the young people you work with! This is also where you’ll find more information about delivering Arts Award to young people with SEN, and a helpful guide which explains Arts Award for parents and carers.
If you work in a school or college and are interested in delivering Arts Award, this section is for you!
Included here are links between Arts Award and the Ofsted framework, with information about how Arts Award is important in the current educational landscape. We’ve also put together an introductory presentation tailored for schools.
If you work in an arts and cultural organisation – including libraries and museums – you’ll find a host of information on the benefits of offering Arts Award in your centre!
We have links to case studies, suggested delivery models for a range of organisation types, and a presentation tailored for senior library teams. You can also find out how Arts Award can work alongside your existing family arts activities!
For anyone working in the youth and community sector this section will help you advocate for Arts Award!
You’ll find information which explains how Arts Award links to social action – including National Citizen Service – along with a handy guide to using Arts Award with your social action projects, produced in partnership with UK Youth. You can also find out about how Arts Award supports employability skills, along with tips on engaging NEET young people.