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Jammin’ with Croydon’s rock stars

by Stephanie Kennedy It is lightly spitting and the train is late. On a platform in Balham, South London, waiting for a…

Music Mark’s response to the Ofsted consultation

We have submitted a response on behalf of our membership to Ofsted’s ‘Better inspection for all’ consultation. A copy of the response is available to…

8th Dec 2014

Music Mark’s Response to ‘Don’t Stop the Music’

Following the 2 part series of ‘Don’t Stop the Music’ on Channel 4, Music Mark has written the following response on behalf of our membership….

29th Sep 2014

Music Mark Response to the Government’s Consultations on GCSE and A-Level reforms

Thank you to all Music Mark members who contributed their comments in support of the recent GCSE and A-Level Consultations. Please find…

22nd Sep 2014

Young People and the Arts – Music Mark’s Response to the Labour Consultation

Graeme Smith, Trustee of Music Mark and Head of Croydon Music and Arts, has submitted a response to the Labour consultation on…

22nd Sep 2014

Music Mark Response to the ESG Consultation

Music Mark has submitted a response to the Government’s ESG consultation. Read Chair Nigel M Taylor’s full response

19th Jun 2014

Music Mark Response to the Government’s Consultation on Savings to the Education Services Grant 2015-16

Submission from Nigel M Taylor, Chair 19th June 2014 4 a) Are there any reasons why local authority expenditure on central support…

19th Jun 2014

Another brick in the wall; or lives without music?

When the coalition government’s National Plan for Music Education (NPME) was first published in November 2011 it was welcomed for its demonstration…

28th Apr 2014

Music Mark Statement – Cuts to Music Education Budgets

The Department for Education consultation “Savings to the Education Services Grant for 2015-16” launched on 27 March 2014 has caused consternation amongst the…

22nd Apr 2014

Head of Guernsey Schools’ Music Service Mervyn Grand offers his take on Ofsted’s Music in schools: what hubs must do

It has been interesting to read the Ofsted report Music in schools: what hubs must do and the response from Nigel Taylor,…

17th Dec 2013

Music Mark response to Ofsted’s report “Music in schools: what hubs must do.”

Music in schools: what we must all do working together… Download Response

6th Dec 2013

National Curriculum Review

Update: July 2013 The UK Association for Music Education – Music Mark would like to take this opportunity to thank our Members for…

20th Mar 2013

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