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Bronze Arts Award

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At ArtStart we offer facilities and workshops to young people, from 11 - 25yrs who are looking to complete Bronze Arts Award**. As an Arts Award Supporter, the studio is offering facilities for drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking these run on Mondays from 3.30pm to 5pm.  Arts Award students are welcome to come and use equipment and materials, to support any visual arts project they are working on.

  • We will chat through your interests and areas you are drawn to and decide on what materials you'll need.

  •  In the studio you will have an A2 folder to store your artwork and learn how to record your work live and online.

  •  Practising artist Kirsten Norbury will guide you in reaching your Art Award goals.

  •  We'll talk about art movements and specific artists relating to your project.

  •  You will have access to all materials and library resources that we have in the studio.

  •  ArtStart will operate as an Arts Award Supporter for Bronze, Silver and Gold. Students you will still need to liaise with your School or Arts Award Centre to ensure you are on track. If you are home schooling you can find your local Arts Award centre by clicking here.


1.5hrs access to studio, instruction and all facilities - £15 per session

Total for Summer Term 7 weeks = £105

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Arts Award FAQ's

What's it worth?

Arts Award supports young people to develop as a future creative and arts leader.


Opening doors
Doing an Arts Award – at any level – develops your arts knowledge, introducing you to new art forms and possible careers you might not otherwise come across.


You may get inspired by a particular arts activity and decide you want to study it for GCSE or your degree.


At Silver and Gold level you get experience of leading teams and running projects. This builds your confidence and communication skills.


Qualifications and UCAS points
Arts Awards at Explore level and above count as qualifications which can help you get into further education and training or find a job. Gold Arts Award carries 16 UCAS points which can top up your uni application.


Arts Award is a great first step into a career in the arts as it offers you hands-on experience and a chance to work with professionals and make contacts.


On top of this, doing an Arts Award is great fun – a chance to meet people, try new activities and explore all aspects of the arts.

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