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This section provides a list of resources and information. Each resource has been classified according to the category heading.

LEAN have produced a New Landscapes Resource Sheet to guide you through some of the changes to the education system.

Find out key statistics on Lewisham's population from the 2011 Census.

A resource to help you find out key statistics on Lewisham's population including children and young people in 2018.

A up-to-date resource to help you find out key statistics on Lewisham's population including children and young people.

Confused by this terminology? Some things that might help...

AMACultureHive is a free resource library to help you discover and share best practice in cultural marketing, and a lot more.

There are many festivals in Lewisham throughout the year, here is a list of what is coming up!

Do the children and young people you work with take part in Lewisham Live? If so, this help sheet on how each young person can use their participation in Lewisham Live to achieve Arts Award Discover should be useful.

The Arts Council invests £10m a year in a network of ten Bridge delivery organisations which provide a direct bridge between the work of arts organisations and schools and communities.

The Arts Council England has introduced a service to give arts and culture organisations access to lower energy costs via ACE's energy buyer, Government Procurement Services.

Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision. 

Here is a list of ideas and links to websites to help improve behaviour management within the learning environment.

Exploring how aspects of the Arts Award process may support building resilience. 

Charity Digital is an organisation that helps charity professionals learn about digital transformation

Child Protection in Education (Music), is a bespoke online course developed by the Musicians' Union in partnership with EduCare. The purpose of this course is to raise your awareness of abuse, neglect and other harms, help you to recognise early signs that might indicate a problem, and guide you on how to take appropriate action.

How Lewisham will continue to work with partners to improve the lives and life-chances of children and young people.

ANDtogether is an interactive list of programmes and opportunities from London's arts and cultural organisations for London schools.

It is time to recognise the powerful contribution the arts can make to health and wellbeing. There are now many examples and much evidence of the beneficial impact they can have.’ The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Education have responded to recomendations outlined in a report on Cultural Education in England.

Governing boards have an important responsibility to ensure that their school offers pupils a wide and varied curriculum, and creative teaching and learning is a core component of this. 

Arts Council England, Music Mark and the National Governors Association have produced a resource to support you in your role as governor and critical friend.

'Cultural engagement in London schools: key messages from the rapid evidence assessment' was published in June 2012 by the National Foundation for Educational Research on behalf of A New Direction.The report explores the evidence for the extent, motivations and barriers relating to cultural engagement in London schools.

The Cultural Learning Alliance publish regular updates on education policy on their website, and produce a regular newsletter.

A strategy to help ensure the arts, culture and heritage are open to all

This was a network meeting to explore how the Gold Arts Award can be used as a creative alternative to the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in education settings, and how delivery models can be aligned.