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Bacc for the Future
Sound Connections is delighted to join the Bacc for the Future campaign to support creativity in schools.
There are now more than 6,600 individual supporters signed up to Bacc for the Future and 48 organisations already backing the campaign. News of the campaign has been covered in the Evening Standard, The Stage, Music Week and Design Week.
The Department for Education (DfE) has announced plans to make English, maths, science, a language (ancient or modern) and a humanities subject (defined as only history or geography) compulsory at GCSE level. The English Baccalaureate – known as the EBacc – was first proposed in 2010 before being dropped as a result of our collective efforts and successful campaign. However, the EBacc has still had a harmful impact on the uptake of creative subjects in schools.
The Department for Education (DfE) has yet to publish the full details of their new proposal. We are continuing to build a coalition of support so that – when these details are published – we can urge the DfE to rethink the devaluing of creative subjects.
The number one priority at this early stage of the campaign is to secure more campaign signatures so I do urge you to visit the Bacc for the Future website and sign the petition.
Music Excellence London: Webinar - 'A practical guide to composing and arranging music for the KS3 classroom and school ensemble'
Thursday 27 April 2017
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Music Excellence London: TeachMeet - 'Building a department from the bottom-up: a musical vision'
Thursday 4 May 2017
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Samba Drumming and Body Percussion
Wednesday 24 May 2017
2.00pm - 5.00pm
What’s That Noise? - Encouraging child-initiated musicality with John Webb
Wednesday 21 June 2017
9.15am - 3.30pm
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- .@MusicExLondon #TeachMeet @listermusicdept, 4 May 2017. #KS3 music teachers - sign up to FREE webinar tomorrow too… https://t.co/nS7uuUlHwy,
- Proud to be a member of a great organisation like @LondonYouth who share our core values. Check out their website:… https://t.co/I0PvgMdWce,
- Do you work in #earlyyears? Join us + #LEYMN member/animateur John Webb @KintorewayNS for this child-led masterclas… https://t.co/DwVmtuaHgH,
- This #bankholiday - join #CCMN members @Every1sCtree for a wonderful of music, arts, workshops, food and more… https://t.co/RCRkNuFviJ,
- Delighted to be welcoming the newest member of the @SConnections team today - Great to have you on board… https://t.co/a3i1WUAFPv,
- RT @MusicExLondon "Sign up to @ISM_trust hosted webinar led by MEL Advocate Keir Crawley https://t.co/KLU5XDvDzj …" https://t.co/e88PPxqs74,
- Brand new Early Childhood Music course, validated by @TrinityC_L and led by fantastic #earlyyears #musiced educator… https://t.co/s4SirC7QOd,
- Did you see the @SConnections newsletter this week? Exciting #Innovate2017 + workshop announcements. Read it here: https://t.co/JqrOJ77mAm,