KS5 (age 16-18+)

Resources for Level 3+ learners of art, craft and design (A levels, Highers and Advanced Highers)


TATE, 2020 Exam Prep themes


Art works to help with exam themes: Where do you start? Further inspiration and how have other artists approached the themes?


Open Culture


Open Culture share information about accessing museums, galleries and artworks around the world. They also share a wide range of open source tutorials on art and art history. Themes include: Aesthetics & the Philosophy of Art, Introduction to Visual Thinking; and Art Through Time: A Global View.

Dr Rachel Payne, Senior Lecturer in Art Education, President NSEAD


The Social Distancing Festival


The Social Distancing Festival is an online artist’s community made to celebrate and showcase the work of the many artists around the world who have been affected by the need for social distancing that has come about due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dr Rachel Payne, Senior Lecturer in Art Education, President NSEAD


University of the Arts London Insights Website


Short stories and information for young people who are interested in finding out about studying art and design, fashion and communication at University. The ‘how to’ section has useful practical exercises for students to try out that relate to a wide range of visual arts disciplines.

Ian Thomspon, NSEAD, Widening Participation UAL


Sarabande Foundation talks


Purpose (what it can be used for or why you selected it) Really interesting series of talks by creative practitioners from a range of fields including Grayson Perry, (coming soon) and Eddie Redmayne . Some talks address really useful areas for students to consider such as ‘image ownership in the digital age’ and how to build a digital strategy

Ian Thomspon, NSEAD, Widening Participation UAL