Resource Bank

Here we have have curated a collection of useful resources for the creative and cultural education workforce. From local partnershipsĀ and commissioning, to funding and inspirational case studies on best practice in schools and youth focused organisations.


Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools, accredited by Arts Council England. It provides a clear framework for teachers to plan, develop and evaluate arts, culture and creativity across the curriculum and beyond.

Curious Minds Publications

A collection of reports, resources and other and publications from Curious Minds for use by individuals and organisations in the arts, heritage and libraries and the education sectors.

Education Policy Links

Find information from UK government departments and other organisations about creative and cultural education-related consultations, guidance and resources.


Here you will find some useful links to some key funding providers and resources.

Local Partnership Websites

Some Local Cultural Education Partnerships (LCEPs) have their own websites, providing details of their strategy work, membership and the exciting things happening in their area. See the links below for details.

Online Resources

Here we list some useful websites which can be used by teachers and those working with children and young people as an inspirational resource or helpful planning tool. Please contact us if there is a particular website that you feel we should include here.

Quality Principles

The aim of the quality principles is to raise the standard of work being produced by, with and for children and young people. Seven quality principles have been developed through close collaboration between Arts Council England and arts and cultural organisations that work with children and young people.