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Accredited Qualifications

Pedestrian are currently an awarding centre for: 



NCFE is a leading provider of nationally recognised qualifications, many of which offer performance points to schools when we deliver these qualifications to their KS4 learners (when accessing alternative education with us outside of their GCSE or mainstream timetables). Nationally the qualifications are reputable and these attributes are significant to our learners’ progression.


Arts Award (Trinity College)                                                                          

Pedestrian are an official Arts Award centre, with advisers overseeing Discover, Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold levels of the qualification accredited by Trinity College.

“Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that support anyone up to 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world through taking challenges in an art form…

Through Arts Award young people gain a nationally recognised qualification enabling them to progress into further education and employment. Arts Award has five levels, four of which (Explore, Bronze, Silver, Gold) are on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).”

The flexible nature of Arts Award makes it a perfect qualification for engaging young people with a mistrust of the value of certification and an interest in creative and artistic activity. The increasing levels offer more opportunity for independent learning alongside more complex and in-depth critical thinking, reflection as well as development and application of leadership skills.