CapeUK has had a makeover. We’re now known as IVE, come in and take a look…

Let Me See

Artsmark

Artsmark award celebrates schools that champion the arts and strive for excellence in arts provision for their pupils.

The Artsmark award has been designed by schools for schools to align with your school improvement plan. It helps deliver high quality arts and cultural education. It is a useful, practical and valuable tool for enriching arts provision.

Achieving an Artsmark award demonstrates a commitment to providing arts and cultural opportunities for all pupils. Artsmark schools use the arts to inspire learning and develop happy, successful and confident young people.

Artsmark unlocks potential in children and young people, develops character and talent, and increases their knowledge and understanding.

Artsmark schools gain access to exceptional resources and networks of cultural organisations, helping them develop and strengthen their arts provision. 

We have compiled a collection of exclusive offers from arts and cultural organisations in Yorkshire and Humber to schools on their Artsmark journey. To download this Special Offers brochure, click here.

How Artsmark works

Artsmark has a common sense application process that is light on paperwork and flexible to how each school is run. It costs £500 (£250 for schools with fewer than 100 pupils). The fee includes the Development Day induction training for two members of staff and ongoing support from us. Find out more about how Artsmark works.  

Any educational setting can apply for Artsmark. Find out more about who can apply and which settings Artsmark is not applicable to.

If you have already signed up to the new Artsmark you are eligible to attend an Artsmark Development Day – click here for more details and to book your place.

Arts Council England believes every child should have the opportunity to create, compose, and perform, as well as to visit, experience, participate in and review extraordinary work. Schools with Artsmark also support pupils to gain Arts Award in recognition of the arts and cultural activities they engage in.

To find out more and register your school please visit www.artsmark.org.uk

Our Impact

A Quality Offer

A Quality Offer

Our fully subscribed Quality Principles peer-to-peer support programme has helped professionals from a variety of disciplines to reflect on their own work and that…

26th July 2017

200 Children Discover Arts Award at Deer Shed Festival

We are IVE’s Verity and Susan were at Deer Shed Festival this weekend to deliver Arts Award Discover in a day to more than…

Read More
20th July 2017

Children & The Arts “Start” initiative expands to 1,200 children in Yorkshire

More than 1,200 children and young people in Yorkshire and Humber to access amazing arts and cultural experiences with Children & The Arts and…

Read More
Sign up to our newsletter