Supporting young people to develop 21st century skills
The Arts Award mission is to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts, build creative and leadership skills and achieve a national qualification.
The awarding body responsible for Arts Award is Trinity College London. In England, Arts Award is managed by Trinity in association with The Arts Council.
Since its launch in 2005, the award has grown quickly and is now flourishing in arts centres, colleges and schools, community projects, libraries, galleries, local authorities, theatres, youth clubs and youth justice settings.
Arts Award’s principles
to offer learning and qualifications which support individual creative development in any setting
to place young people at the heart of the Arts Award process
to increase young people’s experience and understanding of arts practitioners and cultural organisations
to embrace new art forms and technologies
to reach the widest possible range of young people
Here at UC Dance we are proud to be offering Arts Awards as an out of school activity. The dancers will learn new skills in the arts as well as performance and leadership skills. The students can currently study Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. The silver Award is equivalent to GCSE Level 2 9-5 (A-C) and the Gold Award has 16 UCAS points attached to the qualification.
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