Music

Schools ‘expected’ to publish music development plan summaries

Website summary 'should reflect how a school delivers music education to pupils and what changes they are planning in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Music

‘New generation’ of larger music hubs revealed

The number of music hubs will be reduced from 116 to 43, with the organisations covering larger areas

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Music

Quarter of schools missing one-hour music target

Expectation was introduced in September as part of the government’s national plan for music

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Ofsted

Ofsted: 7 key findings from its music subject report

Inequalities in music education that Ofsted first highlighted over a decade ago persist, its latest subject report says

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Schools

School aims to cut energy costs with Christmas single

A song recorded by pupils at Barn Croft Primary School in east London has already raised £26,000 towards solar...

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Schools

1 in 3 teachers says year 9s don’t get regular music lessons

Poll also shows 2 in 5 primary pupils lack access to free instrument teaching as DfE sets out new...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

£25m for instruments as music hubs and PE premium extended

Schools asked to "offer at least one hour of music curriculum a week”, with a 'music development plan' and music...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Politics

Government ditches £90m school ‘arts premium’ manifesto pledge

Policy is one of several 2019 pledges to be delayed or to have fallen by the wayside

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exam results

GCSE results 2021: Music

Here are the trends in the latest music GCSE results for summer 2021. The proportion of grade 9 results...

James Carr
James Carr