Music WILL be taught in schools following Government U-turn on GCSEs

Tom Pakinkis

The Incorporated Society of Musicians is celebrating a successful campaign against GCSE reform proposals as plans to replace the qualifications with English Baccalaureate Certificates have been scrapped by the Government.

The reforms would have eliminated music and other creative subjects from the new qualification, meaning that students only receive an EBacc if they pass exams across five core academic subject areas.

“We welcome this announcement; this is good news for children and good news for education,” said ISM chief ...

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