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The 10 Things Schools Should Know About Music campaign – Bridget Whyte

“We mustn’t forget or underestimate the impact music has on our children” These words from a parent of a child involved in…

1st Sep 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #10 Music Builds Life Skills

“I absolutely cannot stress enough how important music (and the arts) are in schools. It gives the opportunity to create and massively…

24th Aug 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #9 Music is for Everybody

“Music is totally inclusive for all our children. I’ve had two children who sang before they spoke and I think that says…

18th Aug 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #8 Music Underpins Better Behaviour

“Schools provide an ideal environment for promoting good emotional wellbeing and identifying early behaviour changes and signs of mental distress.” From Young…

11th Aug 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #7 Music Boosts School Improvement

  Regardless of its cognition-improving abilities or memory-enhancing effects, music can also fill the corridors of a school with song, laughter, and…

3rd Aug 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #6 Music Fosters Team Working

In our 10 Things Schools Should Know About Music booklet we celebrate the ways in which music fosters team working. Playing in…

27th Jul 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #5 Music is Fun

“Music is a creative outlet and exercises my mind in a totally different way.” – student at Huntington school, Yorkshire When we…

21st Jul 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #4 Music Encourages Creativity

“During creative learning pupils have control over their learning processes, and ownership of the knowledge produced, which is relevant to their concerns….

13th Jul 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #3 Music is an Educational Building Block 

Bob Cuff, headteacher at Manor Lodge primary school in Sheffield, understands the importance of Music as the foundation of a good education….

6th Jul 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #2 Music Improves Learning Skills

“Music needs to be part of the solution as schools reopen for more pupils. There is clear data here in Hull and elsewhere demonstrating that those who learn an…

29th Jun 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #1 Music is for Life

As lockdown eases and more pupils return to the classroom, music will have a vital role to play. Schools are developing recovery…

22nd Jun 2020

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