The Artsmark Award is the only UK creative quality standard for schools and education settings, accredited by the Arts Council England. The Arts Council support schools in developing and celebrating their commitments to arts and culture education.
The three key aims are to:
Build young people’s confidence, character and resilience through arts and cultural education.
Use Artsmark’s clear and flexible framework to embed creativity across your whole curriculum and use it to address school improvement priorities.
Celebrate your long-term commitment to cultural education with pupils, parents and your local community.
The flexible framework helps embed arts, culture and creativity to support a broad and ambitious curriculum, strengthen pupil voice and support personal progression.
Support the health and wellbeing of pupils with arts, culture and creativity.
Ensure every young person can be creative and access a diverse, high quality cultural education.
Engage, motivate and upskill teaching staff using Artsmark’s CPD and whole school collaboration.
Access professional support, advice and resources to strengthen your arts provision.
Artsmark is awarded at three levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum.