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St. Julie's Strikes Gold With Expressive Arts!

May 16, 2012

St. Julie's Strikes Gold With Expressive Arts!

We are delighted to annouce that St. Julie's has once again been awarded Artsmark Gold Status by the Arts Council!

The award recognises "an excellent commitment to providing high quality arts provision that is embedded across the curriculum."

The assessment requires us as a school to provide extensive evidence of what our students experience within expressive arts, and the evidence is rigorously scrutinised. It is not usual for a school that isn't a Specialist Arts School to gain the gold award, and this stands as a great testimony to the hard work that goes on with all of our talented students throughout the Expressive Arts.