Support and Guidance

As part of the Learning Improvement 0-19 Team, the Arts Development Team offer schools support in, and through, the arts through a variety of routes.

Bespoke support and guidance 

We have a 2 day support package: Support in the Arts, for schools who would like bespoke support.   This could include: an Arts review; Strategic visioning and action planning; support with Art and D&T assessment; curriculum planning; middle leadership development; NQT support; whole staff development.

Support for subject leaders

There are three subject leader networks available:

  • Primary Art Leader Subject Network
  • Primary Design and Technology Subject Leader Network
  • Primary Dance Subject Leader Network *new for 19/20*

Meeting three times a year, each session has a themed focus and includes national and local updates, including up to date research.  For details of network dates and themes, please see this Network Overview

All of our support packages can be purchased through the ArtForms Arts Development service page on Leeds for Learning.  If you have any specific questions about the packages or how we can help you deliver the arts in your school, please contact


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