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How to improve school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it
The story that broke about music teacher Jimmy Rotheram, head Naveed Idrees and Feversham Primary’s journey from special measures to being in the top 10% nationally.
News consortium forms to address crisis in music education
It features four of the UK’s main access-to-music organisations – Creative United, OHMI, Drake Music and OpenUp Music – who want to make musical instruments more widely available to aspiring young musicians – particularly to disabled people.
Bacc for the future – anti-EBacc campaign run by the Incorporated Society of Musicians
Cultural Learning Alliance – news and advocacy about cultural and creative education
Wiltshire Music Connect’s ‘Importance of Music‘ campaign contains useful advocacy information