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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”.



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Cutting music lessons will ‘cost soul of the nation’ warn top musicians after drop in funding

The celebrated violinist Nicola Benedetti and trumpet soloist Alison Balsom are among leading musicians calling on the Government to drop controversial advice to local authorities to pull funding for music lessons, warning it could “cost the soul of the nation”.









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Lessons in girl power in Ghana’s schools

Talking to the chieftain about sexism
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VIDEO: The schools using Minecraft in lessons

Some schools are encouraging children to play computer games in lessons to help with more traditional subjects like creative writing in English.
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Arts Council chief Peter Bazalgette calls for more drama lessons in state schools

The head of Arts Council England has claimed the dominance of privately educated actors in British film and TV has come as state schools focus too heavily on subjects including science and maths.









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Trojan Horse schools: Harriet Harman calls on Government to protect music lessons

Harriet Harman has called on Culture Secretary Sajid Javid to intervene over schools at the centre of the “Trojan Horse” row dropping music from the curriculum, and called for a wider investigation into the issue.



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Trojan Horse schools: Harriet Harmon calls on Government to protect music lessons

Harriet Harman has called on Culture Secretary Sajid Javid to intervene over schools at the centre of the “Trojan Horse” row dropping music from the curriculum, and called for a wider investigation into the issue.









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VIDEO: Learning the lessons of World War Two

Many of those taking part in the D-Day commemorations said how much they hoped that World War Two would never be forgotten by their children and grandchildren.
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HIV-positive teen asks Michael Gove for compulsory sexual health lessons in state schools

An HIV-positive teenager has written an open letter to Michael Gove asking him to make lessons about the virus a compulsory part of sexual education in schools, amid fears of growing ignorance about it among young people.









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Jermaine Jenas: Keeping truants in lessons with lure of football tickets if they stay in school

The former England footballer Jermaine Jenas has a new goal in life – providing teachers who will work in some of the country’s most disadvantaged schools.









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