Local Cultural Education Partnerships

In response to the Cultural Education Challenge we are working in the majority of Yorkshire and the Humber’s 15 local authority areas to establish local Cultural Education Partnerships. We want to ensure every child and young person has access to a consistent offer of high quality arts and cultural education. Each partnership will reflect the identity and needs of its own local area. We are bringing partners together to help them establish a shared approach to removing identified barriers to access to arts and culture faced by children and young people in their local community.

Cultural education partners include:

  • Schools and networks of schools.
  • Youth and community organisations.
  • Local authorities.
  • Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations.
  • Other arts and cultural organisations.
  • Colleges and universities.
  • Music Education Hubs.
  • Museums.
  • Heritage organisations.
  • Libraries.
  • Film education organisations.
  • Voluntary sector organisations.
  • Other individuals in the arts and cultural sector.

For more information:

Please click the following link.

How can you get involved?

If you would like to find out how to get involved in your local cultural education partnership please email the appropriate Project Support Officer:

South Yorkshire: april@weareIVE.org 

West Yorkshire: caroline@weareIVE.org

North Yorkshire, York and the Humber: charlotte@weareIVE.org

For background information on each of the local authority areas you can view our Yorkshire and the Humber area summaries of ACE Data Portal. 

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

We are IVE Ltd in our Arts Council England Bride role act as conveners of Local Cultural Education Partnerships across the Yorkshire & Humber area.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that any information or guidance provided is accurate and up to date we do not warrant, nor do we accept any liability or responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of the advice, or for any loss or consequential loss which may arise from the reliance on the information contained in it. We are not responsible for claims brought by third parties arising from your use of the guidance. It is advised that LCEP members use their own professional advisors before relying or acting on information provided by We are IVE.

We are IVE do not accept any liability or responsibility for LCEP organized events. Any LCEP events shall require each member to hold public liability insurance through their organisation to provide cover for all claims (including but not to the exclusion of) personal injury or damage to property claims.

Our Impact

Arts Across the Curriculum with Springhead Primary School

Arts Across the Curriculum with Springhead Primary School

Springhead Primary School is a fantastic example of how Artsmark can be used to embed the arts across the entire curriculum, and all the…

Artsmark and Pupil Voice with Wavell Junior School

Artsmark and Pupil Voice with Wavell Junior School

Wavell Junior School faces fairly unique circumstances which challenge pupil attainment, but they’ve met that challenge by giving pupils more freedom of self-expression and…

Artsmark and Whole School Improvement with Bridgeview Whitehouse

Artsmark and Whole School Improvement with Bridgeview Whitehouse

Bridgeview Whitehouse uses Artsmark to put the arts at the centre of everything they do and as a result have seen improvements in engagement…

Artsmark, The Arts and Improving Attainment with The Grange Primary School

Artsmark, The Arts and Improving Attainment with The Grange Primary School

The Grange Primary School in Scunthorpe credits placing the arts at the heart of the curriculum as boosting engagement and attainment, leading them to…

5th October 2018

Over 70 Young People Achieve Arts Award at Broughton Hall Children’s Literature Festival

IVE supported over 70 Young People in achieving their Arts Award Discover at the first ever Broughton Hall Children’s Literature Festival. In its inaugural…

Read More

Celebrate Artsmark Week 2018

It’s the 2nd ever Celebrate Artsmark Week and all week long we’re showcasing the fantastic work that all Artsmark schools in Yorkshire are doing…

Read More
21st September 2018

Congratulations to the 18 New Artsmark Schools in Yorkshire & Humber

A huge well done goes out from the team at IVE to the 18 new Artsmark schools, making 62 schools in Yorkshire & Humber…

Read More
Sign up to our newsletter