Arts Award & Artsmark

Arts Award

Arts Award can support schools, cultural organisations and third sector organisations to inspire young people aged up to 25 to grow their arts and leadership talents.

Arts Award is designed to be accessible to young people with a range of abilities, backgrounds and individual learning styles. Because it measures and supports each individual’s personal progress, it is ideal for young people who face barriers to learning or who may not be able to access other qualifications. Young people can collect evidence for their Arts Award in a range of formats, meaning that non-verbal or less confident communicators can be supported to achieve the qualification.


Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education.

DIY is an Artsmark Partner meaning we can support schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey.

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