We are delighted to share the news that Thorns Collegiate Academy have been awarded the GOLD Artsmark status.
This is a great achievement for the Academy, and acknowledges the variety of opportunities that they offer to students within the Arts.
The Artsmark Award is the only creative quality standard for schools and education settings, accredited by Arts Council England. Artsmark support educational settings to develop and celebrate their commitment to arts and cultural education for all children and young people.
To be awarded Gold, Thorns had to demonstrate evidence meeting a number of different high-level criteria, including providing “evidence of established arts and cultural provision that makes sure all children and young people have opportunities to perform, see live performances, and to create and evaluate artworks in a range of media”.