Schools Offer

Schools play a vital role in ensuring that every child and young person has access to arts and cultural experiences.

Our 2013 report, Opening Doors, outlined the pressures and priorities schools are now facing. It identified opportunities for arts and cultural providers to support and engage with the education sector and continues to inform our work with schools in the region.

We support the education sector to develop and improve the quality of their arts and cultural education for all children and young people by:

  • Encouraging schools to join local cultural education partnerships and other local arts networks.
  • Encouraging schools to register for Artsmark.
  • Encouraging schools and other education settings to offer Arts Award.
  • Offering CPD, events and opportunities to help improve arts and cultural provision.
  • Sharing knowledge and information to help improve and increase arts and cultural opportunities for children and young people.
  • Nurturing partnership working between schools and arts and cultural providers.
  • Providing one-to-one support as needed.

Cultural Leaders in Education

We are currently developing a Cultural Leaders in Education Programme. This will enable school leaders to become champions of arts and cultural provision. It will build on our previous Specialist Leaders in Cultural Learning and Education programmes.

Our work is informed by research and consultation.

Our Impact

The Voice Project

The Voice Project

The Voice Project, co-funded by IVE, studied ‘the voice of the child’ relating to Arts & Culture in Doncaster. As a result of this project, a…

Pockets of Excellence: Film Education in Yorkshire and The Humber

Pockets of Excellence: Film Education in Yorkshire and The Humber

Pockets of Excellence: Film Education in Yorkshire and The Humber is a report by IVE (formerly CapeUK) which reviews the state of film education in…

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…

25th August 2017

What do the 2017 GCSE and A-Level Results Say About Arts Education?

2017 GCSE and A-Level results are out and IVE has poured over the data to look at what this tells us about the ongoing…

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17th August 2017

Breeze Arts Foundation Wants Young People in Leeds

Places are still available on the Breeze Arts Foundation for young people in Leeds aged 16 – 19 years who are interested in pursuing…

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