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Gorleston school recognised for arts

PUBLISHED: 18:34 04 June 2009 | UPDATED: 14:06 03 July 2010

Cliff Park High School recognised for commitment to arts

Cliff Park High School recognised for commitment to arts

A GORLESTON high school has been recognised by Arts Council England for its commitment to excellence in arts education.

Cliff Park High School is one of 1,649 schools across the country to be awarded Artsmark Silver this year.

A GORLESTON high school has been recognised by Arts Council England for its commitment to excellence in arts education.

Cliff Park High School is one of 1,649 schools across the country to be awarded Artsmark Silver this year.

Nigel Cullen, head of creative arts at Cliff Park, said: “I'm delighted that the Arts Council has recognised our dynamic arts education programme and I'd like to thank all our staff for their hard work in achieving this award.”

Alan Davey, chief executive of Arts Council England, said: “Artsmark sets the standard for an outstanding arts offer in schools and it's great to see so many new schools attaining the Artsmark award this year. The award recognises Cliff Park's passion for the arts and belief in the power of creativity.”

To achieve an award the school must dedicate a minimum of 10pc of its curricular teaching time to arts - 12pc wins a silver award with 15pc netting a gold award.

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