Artsmark is a school improvement framework and quality standard for teachers and school leaders to embed arts and cultural education across the whole curriculum. It supports a national community of education settings who champion arts and culture. Artsmark provides:
The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings accredited by Arts Council England. Artsmark is awarded at three levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum.
Artsmark is flexible to the needs of individual settings and can fit around your planning cycles. Settings take up to two years to complete their Artsmark journey.
Artsmark is open to all primary, secondary and special needs schools, pupil referral units, youth offending teams and sixth form colleges.
Artsmark is an Arts Council England programme, which means only settings in England (including BFPO schools) are eligible to register.
The Artsmark fee is £500 (£250 for small settings with under 100 pupils).
Follow the stages below with the help and support of our dedicated School Engagement Managers, who facilitate and deliver development training, one-to-one consultations and access to additional Artsmark resources to enable you to successfully achieve your Artsmark award.
Come and join our growing network of educational settings championing arts, culture and creativity.