The new Model Music Curriculum has real strengths

By Chris Cobb, CEO, ABRSM The Department for Education’s (DfE) launch last month of a new Model Music Curriculum was an important public acknowledgement of the vital contribution that arts subjects make to the education and prospects of children today. It is also a vital step towards stemming the very significant decline

Vanishing Act

Are some subjects being squeezed out of the curriculum? It’s the summer term and while for many school children that means sports day, school trips and summer performances, for those in the midst of the GCSEs and A-levels it means revision, exams and taking the first step towards their careers. But