Local MP Sarah Newton praises the six Truro and Falmouth schools who are working towards or have achieved their prestigious Artsmark Award

The Arts Council 's accredited Artsmark Award supports schools and other education settings to embed creativity across the whole curriculum, preparing children for a bright, creative future. 

In Truro, Richard Lander School has achieved their Artsmark Platinum Award, the highest accolade for cultural education from the Arts Council and five other schools are working towards their award; 

  • Archbishop Benson CofE Primary School 

  • Cubert School 

  • Perran-Ar-Worthal Community Primary School 

  • Shortlanesend Community Primary School 

  • Threemilestone School 

Local MP Sarah Newton said: “It’s important that children receive not only an excellent education, but one that is well-rounded. I am delighted that Richard Lander has achieved the Platinum Award and wish the five other schools in my constituency well for their Artsmark journey.” 

“I would also encourage other schools in Truro and Falmouth to get involved with Artsmark and champion cultural education.” 

This week (7-11 October) is the annual Artsmark Celebration Week, an online campaign that shines a light on brilliant cultural education champions. You can read more here: 

https://www.artsmark.org.uk/