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A charity who offer music lessons at three of their centres, plus hire of musical instruments, choirs, festivals and plenty of advice and opportunities for teachers too.
North London Festival of Music, Speech and Drama
1st Note Education are proud sponsors of this fantastic Festival.Throughout April and May every year the North London Music Festival offers a huge range of classes including Piano, Singing, Composition and Speech and Drama. They hold regular competitions and prizes throughout the festival.
Department of Education
A hub of information for teachers of all subjects. From how to get into teaching, school performance tables and the most up to date information regarding education policy.
Getting into Teaching
If you are thinking of becoming a teacher, need some advice or are interested in Bursaries or Scholarships this is the place for you.
Ofsted inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people. Keep up to date with developments in education via their news feed.
The NSPCC offers online training for child protection and safeguarding training for anyone working in schools or colleges https://nspcc.csod.com
National Curriculum in England:
The Music Programmes of Study for Key Stages 1 to Key Stage 3.
Shared from The Telegraph Children can overcome dyslexia by learning nursery rhymes, dancing and singing because the condition is caused by lack of rhythm in brain, a leading neuroscientists has suggested. Usha Goswami, prof of Cognitive...read more
Shared from The Guardian Every child should have the opportunity to learn to read music and play an instrument, not just the kids of thrusting middle-class parents. One of the most exciting commitments of the general election campaign was made in Jeremy Corbyn’s...read more
Education secretary accepts music tuition fees could be stopping pupils pursuing music qualifications Scotland’s education secretary is urging councils to provide instrumental music tuition free of charge as he acknowledged today the fees some authorities charge for...read more