Resources and support

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We provide resources and opportunities to support classroom delivery, develop learning across curriculums, enhance theatre visits and support schools to develop arts provision.

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We offer a range of resources to assist classroom delivery, exploring relevant topics such as literacy skills, or supporting visits to see our productions.

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Our work with teachers is a vital opportunity to connect with and learn from teaching professionals, and enables the Theatre to support creative approaches to learning across curriculums.

We offer continuing professional development opportunities for teaching staff throughout the academic year.

Details of opportunities during autumn 2018 will be released soon.

Arts Award

Chichester Festival Theatre actively supports and delivers Arts Award - a national programme of creative development for individuals aged up to 25.

Arts Award is offered across five levels, linking to Key Stages 1-5, and many of our education projects and workshops are designed to include Arts Award as an optional element.

Arts Award offers students the opportunity to:

  • Enjoy creating and participating in different art forms
  • Develop creativity and leadership skills
  • Share or perform work for peers
  • Work with creative arts professionals

To achieve their Arts Award, young people take on challenges in an art form, experience artistic events, get inspired by artists and share their skills with others. Young people create a portfolio of their creative journey, and are supported by an Arts Award adviser.

Costs are involved in moderating Arts Award, and for certificates for each young person. More details of the process and costs are available here.

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Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools developing arts offers, accredited by Arts Council England. It provides a framework for teachers to plan, develop and evaluate arts, culture and creativity across the curriculum. Schools are supported throughout their Artsmark journey by delivery partners; providing training, advice, resources and introductions to local leading cultural organisations.

Artsmark is valuable recognition for dedication to creativity within a school, and we offer a range of activities, events and programmes which contribute to a successful Artsmark journey.

For more information on how to apply for Artsmark status here.

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