Artsmark is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education.

The BioMedia Meltdown is proud to be supporting schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring children and young people to create, experience, and participate in great arts and culture. We offer education settings who are working towards, or currently hold an Artsmark Award, with the following opportunities:

The BioMedia Meltdown competition is a KS3 creative science competition that encourages students to explore natural history!

  • We run free workshops at your school (or other setting) that explore science topics creatively
  • Key Stage 3
  • All art forms can be entered into the BioMedia Meltdown competition
  • Workshops explore scientific ideas found in the curriculum

Find out more about Artsmark at To find out how The Linnean Society can support your Artsmark journey, contact us at