For arts initiatives to thrive in school, senior staff must take the lead - from selling the vision to freeing up funding. If schools want to deliver strong arts and culture provision then senior leaders and governors have a crucial role to play.
Tes speak to our Artsmark schools about how and why developing a strong arts offer is so important
Laura Dreyer, Head of Faculty Sport, Art & Performance for North Durham Academy talks to us about how they are using the Arts to address Ofsted's requirements and to tackle mental health concerns.
A case study about the partnership between Oxford University Gardens Libraries and Museums (GLAM) and the Iffley Academy with a focus on how creative engagement with buildings and place, can affect outcomes for teachers.
Working with local arts organisations helps schools to inspire their pupils with memorable cultural experiences
One primary school explains how it used the arts to engage pupils in LGBT issues and get them talking about diversity
One director of STEAM explains how the introduction of a STEAM-based curriculum has built creative and connected learning experiences
Schools are cutting back on the arts to focus on EBacc subjects, but the benefits for employability are significant
Take an artful approach to engaging students (sponsored)
Putting creativity at the heart of a school is challenging - here one trust explains how it successfully embedded the arts
This Artsmark Celebration Week, Dame Reena Keeble tells us why arts and culture are essential parts of a child’s education
Two schools explain why Artsmark is not an end in itself, but a long-term commitment, a spur to further action and just the start of their arts journey
Emma Marshall, Deputy Principal of Havelock Academy, explains why they are in it for the long run!
One primary teacher and former cultural education consultant shares her tips on raising funds for school arts activities
A deputy head explains how incorporating drama techniques into a drive to boost reading has inspired teachers and contributed to raised attainment
By placing creativity and cultural experience at the heart of learning, one head explains how his failing school achieved outstanding outcomes in just a few years
One of Portsmouth’s youngest school governors, aged just 21, talks about why he became a school governor and the important role arts and culture play in children’s education
Promoting the arts in school benefits the whole curriculum – pupils grow in confidence and perform better across the board, writes the principal of an Artsmark Platinum Award school
If schools put arts at the heart of their curriculum, they don't need to be near towns and cities to offer amazing cultural enrichment, writes the head of an Artsmark Silver Award school
Putting our students with SEND at the forefront of collaborative arts projects has had a huge impact on their learning