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January 27, 2022

Pupils in the Driving Seat

An Artsmark journey overshadowed by lockdown taught the team at Balderstone St Leonard's a great deal about the value of Pupil Voice. Celebrating their new 'Gold' status, Kate Turner explains why there's definitely no going back now!
November 10, 2021

My #Artsmark20 story: Bedford High

Bedford High, in Leigh, has used Artsmark to transform practise within the school and has influenced the work of other settings through their seven-year Artsmark journey.
August 31, 2021

Leading the Arts in Your School 2021-22

Curious Minds is delighted to open applications for its popular arts leadership development programme, Leading the Arts in Your School. UPDATE: Applications for the 2021-22 cohort have now closed.
May 5, 2021

Craft Adventures

... with Balderstone St. Leonard's! Curious Minds is delighted to share an update from one of our Artsmark schools about how they've managed to stay creative and inspire each other through the arts during the pandemic.
March 10, 2021

Surging Forward in Sefton

At a time of austerity and constriction, Sefton’s Local Cultural Education Partnership (LCEP) is determined to maintain a high profile for its provision for the arts and creativity across its educational and community providers. Despite the new and additional challenges created by the pandemic, lockdown and school closures, their plans remain hopeful, challenging and ambitious.
February 24, 2021

Nurturing Creative Partnerships in Lockdown

Every challenge offers opportunity to grow. Head of Drama at Stockport Grammar School, Matt King-Sayce, seized this at the start of Lockdown#1 and has been working hard to develop new and existing cultural partnerships for his school through the last few months. Here he reflects on the positives inherent in pursuing partnerships.
November 13, 2020

Hope and wellbeing in Lockdown

Emma Robertson of Ullswater Community College (UCC) shares their celebration of human rights and creativity; everything from climbing the highest heights to personal messages of hope.
July 17, 2020

Artsmark: Latest Schools Announced

Curious Minds is delighted to congratulate the very latest group of North West schools to achieve Artsmark status.
June 5, 2020

Creative Aspirations Week

Mrs Sarah Ackerley, Creative Arts Leader at St Kentigern’s Primary School in Manchester, discusses the success of a creative aspirations week in her school.
November 8, 2019

SmART Sparks

Phillippa O'Shea, Director of Teaching and Learning for Creative Arts at Marple Hall School in Stockport, looks back on the school's Artsmark journey for Artsmark Celebration Week 2019.
November 5, 2019

Artsmark: Latest Schools Announced

Curious Minds is delighted to congratulate the very latest group of North West schools to achieve Artsmark status.
October 9, 2019

A Sterling Outcome

Siobhan Sullivan, Artsmark lead and teacher at Canon Sharples Church of England Primary School and Nursery in Wigan, shares her view of the positive impact that Artsmark has had on school life.
September 5, 2019

Artsmark: Latest Schools Announced

Curious Minds is delighted to congratulate the very latest group of North West schools to achieve Artsmark status.
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