Artsmark Gold

Artsmark Gold is the highest award available from the Arts Council in recognition of the school’s commitment to, and excellence in, arts education.

The aim of Artsmark is to set the standard for outstanding arts provision and activities in schools.  Alan Davey, Chief Executive of The Arts Council comments, “This Gold Award recognises Chew Valley’s passion for the arts and belief in the power of creativity. The school demonstrates an excellent commitment to providing high quality arts provision and that is embedded in all that it does." Only 3% of all schools nationally have Artsmark Gold status.

Read more about Artsmark here.


Learning to Lead Gold

Chew Valley and The Blue School in Wells were the first schools in the country to achieve the Learning to Lead Gold Award in 2012. The award recognises the school's sustained commitment to the Learning to Lead approach which sees students in our school council starting and running self-managing teams to improve the school or wider community. Read more about the school council here, and about Learning to Lead here.