Arts Award

6 Week workshop | Thursdays 24th Feb – 31st March | 5.30pm – 6.30pm

ARTS AWARD – CIRCUS

A 6 week course to earn your Discover Arts Award here at The Boo!

During the workshops you’ll try your hand at various circus skills including juggling, diabolo and plate spinning!You’ll take inspiration from finding out about circus acts past and present, share what you have learnt with others and complete the Arts Award booklet filled with fun, creative activities.

 

These workshops are free of charge, but there is a cost to the Arts Award accreditation (to get your certificate & Arts Award qualification at the end).  This is between £13.50 – £24 depending on the Arts Award level and is charged after the workshops.

For ages 7 to 11 years.

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Arts Award in school

There are several ways we can assist with your Arts Award offer in school;

  • We can delivering custom session(s) or to sit as part of your curriculum, or after school clubs.
  • We can offer young people 11+ who come to The Boo on work experience or work placement the opportunity to complete either their Bronze or Silver Arts Award alongside their placement.
  • Or by helping you on your Arts Award journey by coming in to talk to those taking part in Arts Award as both as Arts Organisation and also by bringing artists into your school.

We are also here to help with advice and can help to connect you with other arts organisations to help you along your Arts Award journey.

What are the benefits?

Arts Award is accredited by Trinity College and is widely recognised and respected by education establishments nationwide, as well as in the workplace.

Arts Award supports the National Curriculum in developing art as a tool for personal achievement, improving analytical skills, and “equipping children with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art”.

We feel Arts Award can help give confidence, encourage friendships, build social skills, offer inspiration and develop imagination.

For more information, please contact michelle@horseandbamboo.org or call us at 01706 220241
What is Arts Award?

Arts Award is a fun and practical course that complements the National Curriculum and is accredited by Trinity College London. It offers children and young people aged 5-25 the chance to get creative, discover new and inventive ways to explore the arts and find inspiration through imagination.

What do the different awards mean?

We currently support 4 different levels of Arts Award.

Discover Arts Award Discover is an introductory award, designed for ages 5 and above, but is open to children and young people aged up to 25.

To achieve an Arts Award Discover, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of:

  • taking part in arts activities
  • researching artists or craftspeople and their work
  • sharing their arts discoveries

ExploreArts Award Explore is an Entry Level (Entry 3) qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is designed for ages 7 and above, but is open to children and young people aged up to 25.

To achieve an Arts Award Explore, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of:
  • taking part in a range of arts activities, including a personal response about what has inspired them about taking part
  • the work of artists or craftspeople and arts organisations
  • creating a piece of art work
  • sharing with others what they have enjoyed and/or achieved through completing their Arts Award

Bronze – Bronze Arts Award is a Level 1 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is open to young people aged 11 to 25.

To achieve a Bronze Arts Award, young people collect evidence in an individual arts log or portfolio of their experiences of:

  • actively participating in any art form
  • at least one arts event and their review of that event
  • researching the career and work of an artist or craftsperson
  • passing on an arts skill

Silver – Silver Arts Award is a Level 2 qualification on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is designed for ages 14 and above, but is open to young people aged 11 to 25.

To achieve a Silver Arts Award, young people collect evidence in an individual arts portfolio of their experiences of:

Arts practice and pathways

  • identifying and planning an arts challenge
  • implementing and reviewing their arts challenge
  • reviewing arts events and sharing their views
  • researching future opportunities and careers in the arts

Arts leadership

  • identifying a leadership role and planning the project’s aims
  • planning the practical issues
  • being an effective arts leader
  • working effectively with others
  • reviewing their project and leadership role