Art Arts Award

The Arts Award in Art is an award for young people from 11 to 25 years; which allows them to develop their interest in Art through technique classes, leading Art workshops, researching artists, and attending exhibitions. The Arts Award aims to develop talent, new experiences, teamwork and leadership skills, communication and organisation.


  • You should have an interest in Art
  • You must be motivated to work hard and complete homework tasks

The Arts Award Course in Art offers you the opportunity to gain a Bronze Arts Award in Year 10, and a Silver Arts Award in Year 11.

To achieve The Bronze Award you will:

  • Take part in regular Art classes developing your skills, knowledge and interest in Art
  • Have the opportunity to attend an Art exhibition, reviewing your experiences
  • Researching  an artist you have an interest in
  • Lead a short Art Workshop to a key stage 3 class.

Evidence is required for each part; this is presented in a portfolio.

To achieve the Silver Award you will:

  • Set a challenging objective for Art.
  • Create an action plan showing how you will achieve your challenge
  • Have the opportunity to attend 2 Art exhibitions, reviewing your experiences and making comparisons
  • Find out about arts practitioners and careers in Art, including taking part in an Art Workshop.
  • Plan an Art leadership project
  • Show your understanding of health and safety issues involved in planning an Art Activity for others
  • Show that you can lead and inspire a Art Activity
  • Show commitment to others and your project

Evidence is required for each part; this is presented in a portfolio.