Start your school on its Artmark journey for FREE

As part of UCA’s collaborative outreach offer, KaMCOP schools have the opportunity to register their school to achieve Artsmark status for FREE.

Artsmark has been designed by schools, for schools, to align with School Improvement Plans and support core EBACC and STEM priorities, giving the curriculum breadth and balance.

As well as recognising schools that are making the arts come alive, the Artsmark award is a practical and valuable tool for enriching a school’s arts provision whatever the starting point.

For more information about Artsmark, please contact:

How to start your school’s Artsmark journey

The first step to embarking on your Artsmark journey is registering your school and attending an Artsmark Development Day. Simply click on the button below to register your school.



What are the benefits to your school?

  • Access to networks of leading cultural organisations that will enable you to use the arts to engage and develop happy, self-expressed and confident young people and inspire teachers.
  • Evidence how your school is meeting its social, moral, cultural and spiritual requirements for OFSTED
  • Endorses and highlights your schools high quality arts and cultural offer 


What are the benefits to your students?

  • Helps young people develop character, talent, knowledge and understanding whilst unlocking their potential
  • Build confidence, resilience and drive, to nurture happy, articulate and successful young people
  • Give every young person the opportunity to create, compose, and perform, and visit, experience and participate in the arts

Working in partnership

UCA has teamed up with the Royal Opera House Bridge, and ArtsWork, the South East Bridge, to raise aspirations around higher education and creative careers through a programme of targeted outreach at selected KaMCOP schools in our region.