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Gove’s reforms endanger arts, warn ballet chiefs

Children will be denied the chance to pursue careers in dance, music and theatre because Michael Gove’s new English Baccalaureate Certificate will exclude arts courses, the head of Sadler’s Wells has warned.




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Ballet boss Alistair Spalding says dance under ‘serious threat’ from Gove’s EBacc plans

Proposed changes to the curriculum are a “serious threat” to the future of dance in the UK, according to the man in charge of Sadler’s Wells theatre.




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Ballet boss: dance ‘under threat’

Sadler’s Wells chief executive Alistair Spalding says plans to leave dance out of the curriculum for the new EBacc qualifications will be “deeply damaging” to the art form.
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Boys’ ballet free school planned

Free school plans for budding Billy Elliots
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