Arts Award

Through Arts Award children & young people can take an inspiring arts journey that earns them a qualification for something they enjoy doing, lets them experience the professional arts world and share their passion with friends. Each path can take a different direction – from fashion to film-making, from dance to design, from photography to poetry; young people take on challenges in an art form they enjoy. 

Arts Award supports young people to develop as artists & arts leaders. Four qualifications are on offer along with an introductory level. The five levels are Arts Award Discover (introductory level) & Arts Award Explore which are designed for ages 5 plus. Bronze, Silver & Gold Arts

Award are for ages 11 to 25. The latter four Arts Award qualifications are on the Qualifications and Credit Framework and are accredited by Ofqual. At all levels, Arts Award:

  • is a flexible, personalised learning framework, accessible to children and young people with a range of needs and abilities
  • fosters creative, communication and leadership skills and builds self-confidence
  • allows children and young people to gain a qualification in something they enjoy doing
  • is portfolio-based and assesses personal creative development
  • helps to prepare young people for further education and employment

Splatter Dance currently offers Arts Award Discover, Explore, Bronze & Silver which can be achieved alongside our cross curricular lessons & projects