Teaching with creativity hub

A creative education helps increase pupils’ confidence, knowledge and communication skills, thus improving attainment in all subjects. The Artsmark Award provides schools with a clear framework for teachers to plan, develop and evaluate their arts and cultural provision, giving their curriculum breadth and balance. 

Tes and Artsmark have teamed up to produce this creative learning hub designed to bring arts and culture to life in every classroom. Read on for inspirational features, films and helpful resources. 

Our Resources

Teach mental health and well being in Primary schools

10 ideas for teaching mental health and wellbeing in primary schools from Artsmark Partner, Artis Foundation.

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How to bring creative learning to life

Download the Artsmark digital booklet to find out how you can bring creative learning to life.

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Cross-curricular planning tool

Artsmark School, Bourne Westfield Primary Academy, have developed this handy planning tool to help staff across all subjects to build creativity into their lesson planning.

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Quality principle's toolkit

Download Culture bridge North East’s toolkit that will help you develop high quality arts and cultural experiences for young people, based on the Arts Council’s seven Quality Principles.

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10 reasons why arts and culture make a difference to young peoples lives

Download Art’s Council’s Bridge organisation, IVE’s, inspirational poster on why the arts make a difference to young people’s lives.

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How schools are using the Arts award

Examples of how schools are using Arts Award and its impact on students

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A guide to the Arts Award

A guide to Arts Award, unique qualifications supporting young people to develop as artists and arts leaders.

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Artsmark Dance Guide

A practical guide to support you in developing dance provision.

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Learning Lenses Resource Pack

Steve McQueen’s Tate Year 3 Project was the largest group portrait ever made. Bring it to your classroom with these Learning Lenses activities for Key Stage 2.

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Teacher Toolkit: how to promote arts and cultural education

A New Direction’s practical toolkit helps teachers to use and promote arts and cultural education as a critical component of a balanced and ambitious curriculum.

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