Employers, universities and colleges know that Arts Award is a qualification that shows young people’s level of commitment and progress in the arts and in developing new skills
Arts Award Bronze
Young people get involved in the arts and share their skills
To achieve Bronze, a Level 1 national qualification, young people take part in an arts activity they enjoy, go to an arts event, research their arts hero/heroine and share their skills with others
Arts Award Silver
Completing Silver, a Level 2 qualification, involves achieving: an arts challenge, reviewing arts events, researching artists and arts organisations, and delivering an arts leadership project with other people
Young people challenge themselves and build creativity
Young people need to plan their work with an adviser and keep a record by creating their own Arts Award portfolio. Young people can pick their own style of portfolio – this could be a video diary, sketchbook, website, blog – or something different altogether
Arts Award Gold
Gold Arts Award is the highest level at Level 3, and develops young people’s creativity, communication, planning, teamwork and leadership skills
Drive young people’s personal development in the arts.
The award is also recognised on the UCAS Tariff (35 points).
Young people need to plan their work with an adviser, and keep a record by creating their own Arts Award portfolio. Young people can pick their own style of portfolio – this could be a diary, video, website blog – or something different altogether
Personal Arts Development
Arts Projects Leadership