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National Recognition in the arts for Luckley House School

Published Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 02:55:01 PM

Luckley House School has been nationally recognised for outstanding contribution to arts and cultural education. Artsmark has been awarded to the Coeducational Independent School in Wokingham, Berkshire for its commitment to, and excellence in, arts and cultural education.

Artsmark is Arts Council England's flagship programme, delivered by Trinity College London, which enables schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision.

The School's Art Department is renowned for the inspirational pieces its students produce, many of whom have gone on to win national or regional competitions. The walls of the school are adorned with highly individual and varied pieces of art, which are also widely sought after for display by local businesses, through the Arts Loan Scheme.

Luckley also boasts a state of the art Music Centre, featuring individual rehearsal rooms, high-tech classrooms, a performance hall and a recording studio. The Centre provides the perfect facility for the School's many talented musicians, including Year 12 student, Carrie Ha, who, in November, was selected as the winning composer in the junior category of the Wokingham Schools Composition Competition 2014. (see additional information below).

The next exciting phase for 'Luckley Arts' will be the new Performing Arts Centre, which will commence build later this month, for completion by the end of 2015. The Centre will house a 179-seat auditorium, a dance and drama studio, a workshop, classrooms and offices.

Head, Jane Tudor, said 'I'm delighted that Luckley House School's dynamic arts education offer has been nationally recognised. Holding Artsmark status means we are leading the way in providing excellent arts and cultural experiences for all our pupils, and the wider community.'

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