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  • 1. Telford & Wrekin Music Music Education Hubs & the National Plan for Music “ Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, and life to everything.” Plato
  • 2. Government’s view of Music Education
    • Department for Education Schools White Paper (2010) states that the coalition government believes that every child should experience a wide variety of high quality cultural experiences
    • Government’s response to the Henley Review of Music Education (February 2011) Music is an enriching and valuable academic subject. Research evidence shows that a quality music education can improve self-confidence, behaviour and social skills, as well as improve academic attainment in areas such as numeracy, literacy and language.
    • DCMS / DfE Henley Review of Cultural Education (April 2011) Government recognises the important contribution that our great cultural institutions make to the education and intends to support access to and appreciation of the arts and culture. Public funding should be used primarily to meet the government priorities of every child having a solid cultural education
  • 3. National Plan for Music Education
    • Both Departments will work with Arts Council England
    • and key stakeholders to develop a National Plan for
    • Music Education which will clearly set out the
    • aspiration for music education; the funding available
    • for the Spending Review period; the National Funding
    • Formula we will adopt to allocate Department for
    • Education funding to each area; and the mechanisms
    • we will adopt to distribute that funding and hold
    • organisations to account for their funding .
    • Government’s Response to the Henley Review, February 2011
  • 4. Plans for the future - summary
    • Two consultative meetings took place in August. .
    • The Government intends to publish the Plan in the Autumn.
    • The current planning assumption is that Music Education Hubs will formally start in September 2012 and that funding will be made available to the current providers for the Summer term as a proportion of the funding settlement secured for 2012-13.
    • Funding allocations are expected to be announced at the same time as the Plan is published.
  • 5. National Plan for Music Education
    • There will be a National Plan for Music Education, together with ongoing funding;
    • The role of the National Plan will be to outline a set of aspirations rather than to provide a blueprint for local delivery;
    • As the landscape of Music Education is changing it is important to view the National Plan as the next stage in the journey and not as the final destination;
    • First access through schools, Whole class teaching, ideally for a year, minimum of one term
    • Every child to have the opportunity to play an instrument AND to sing
  • 6. Progression routes
  • 7. National Plan for Music First access: music education to all children through schools and whole class teaching programmes by music education hubs (Ages 5-14) Most children continue interest beyond classroom in & out of school: large/small groups; 1:1 tuition; ensembles (Ages 8-19) Some children show talent and receive specialist small group / 1:1 tuition / ensembles (Ages 8-19) A few are exceptionally talented & enter MDS / NYMO (Ages 8-19)
  • 8. National Music Plan
    • The will be an appendix within the Plan looking at ICT & Music within schools.
    • Music Services will need to form partnerships with schools, other providers and local cultural organisations to be able to deliver the National Plan for Music Education;
    • In order to bid for the funding Music Services will need to have firm plans to draw up local agreements/memorandum of understanding/ local hub governance;
    • Music Services must be able to articulate the locally agreed offer / targets and how they will be measured;
    • Within the bid Music Services will need to be able to articulate the additionally of the partnership (additional funds / more effective use of current funds/ additional services on offer).
  • 9. Music Education Hubs
      • Music Education Hubs will be based on formal partnerships of organisations working strategically to ensure the best possible offer for children in their area
      • The Hubs’ provision will support, complement and enhance the experiences the child gains from their music curriculum in school;
      • The Hubs will fulfil those functions that the school cannot fulfil alone;
  • 10. Music Education Hubs
      • By working in partnership with the schools, the Hubs will enable the child to experience a coherent music education in and out of school;
      • The Hubs will ensure that inequalities in provision across the country are addressed and that every child has the opportunity to learn and instrument and to sing;
      • The Hubs will ensure that quality music education does not become the preserve of those children whose families can afford to pay for tuition and ensemble opportunities.
      • A call for bids for the new Music Education Hubs will be made alongside the Plan or shortly afterwards and the process is expected to be run by a central fund holder.
  • 11. Funding for Music Education
    • It is likely that funding will be based on Local Authority areas, pupil numbers with weighting for Free School Meals;
    • In order to ensure equitability, this grant will be distributed by Local Authority area .
    • Bids will need to be for one or more LA areas
    • DfE grant, Arts Council funds, Youth Music funding, Lottery funds, Local Authority funds, Schools own funds, Parents, Charities, Business, Individual philanthropy
  • 12. Funding for Music Education
    • Telford & Wrekin Music is looking for c.£1.25 million in
    • investment in music education over the next three years across
    • the authority .
    • Music Education Hub funding from DfE
    • Musical Bridges KS2/KS3 Transition – Paul Hamlyn Foundation
    • Sing Up Local Provider funding for CPD primary and secondary
    • Lottery funding for G&T and early years network & CPD
    • Arts Council England Catalyst and Artsmark funding
    • Local Authority
    • Parents
    • Schools and early years settings
    • Developing and supporting private and charitable giving
  • 13. Timeline
    • November: NPME Published
    • Winter: bids submitted
    • Spring: Grant agreements discussed / work-up support
    • April 2012 to August 2012 current providers continue
    • September 2012: Hubs commence
    • 2013: Ongoing review by DfE
  • 14. What we have been doing over the summer
    • Funding bids and expression of interest
    • Arts Council’s Artsmark Scheme
    • Musical Bridges Transition Pilot
    • Sing Up Local Provider
    • Special Needs music provision
    • Creation of 5 Music Education Development Officers
    • New Central Database
    • Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • Music Library
  • 15. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • Why bother with a Music Education Hub ?
    • Where Music Education is delivered at its best, money from central
    • government and Local Authorities is harnessed together alongside
    • imaginative use of school budgets and exciting collaborations with
    • arts organisations. The best Music Education comes about through
    • partnership; no one teacher, performer, school, organisation,
    • group or body has all of the requisite skills to deliver every part of a
    • rounded Music Education to every child. Instead, when interested
    • parties work together, with funding invested carefully to deliver the
    • right level of expertise at the right moment in the education
    • process, we see strong results .
    • DfE Henley Review of Music Education 2011
  • 16. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • “ Partnerships between schools and outside organisations and individuals are essential to the kind of educational development we are advocating. They are not additional luxuries…”
    • Sir Ken Robinson, All Our Futures, 1999
  • 17. Music Education Hub Consultation
    • Primary Heads Forum
    • Primary Music Teachers Network
    • Telford Culture Zone website
    • Local Community Survey questions
    • Telford Young People Forum
    • One to one meetings with schools and partners
    • T&W Music INSET Days
    • Discussion and Scoping paper circulated
  • 18. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • “ Teaching and learning improve and standards are higher where successful new partnerships have been formed between school based staff, Music Service tutors and professional musicians; some of the best quality is when all three work together to co-teach large numbers of pupils”
    • OFSTED, Wider Opportunities Evaluation report,
    • 2003
  • 19. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub vision
    • We want all children and young people in Telford & Wrekin to be engaged in musical opportunities that :
    • challenges their expectations;
    • raises their aspirations, confidence, self-esteem and knowledge;
    • enables them to fulfil their ambitions;
    • celebrates and embraces diversity;
    • equips children and young people as a skilled 21st century workforce; and
    • supports them to be healthy, happy, safe and successful throughout their lives.
  • 20. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub Values
    • Music Education Hub Shared Values
    • Inventing the way Innovative, dynamic, responsive and flexible
    • Passionate and committed Because we want to be, to make an impact and to improve outcomes
    • Empowering and nurturing Supporting people, children, families and colleagues, to achieve brilliant results
    • Whatever it takes Disciplined, relentless, uncompromising, efficient and effective in pursuit of our goals
  • 21. Music Education in England DfE/DCMS 2011 ‘ Ofsted’s remit should be expanded to include the reviewing of standards in Music Education provided in schools by Local Authority Music Services, Arts Council England client organisations or other recognised music delivery organisations.’
  • 22. Outstanding Music Provision to Outstanding Music Outcomes Curriculum Regular additional activities representing all interests and abilities Core curriculum courses planned in detail with clear focus on musical development Sustained partnerships with professional musicians and community groups Strong provision for composing, performing, ICT, singing, world Teaching Knowing and building on students’ music interests inside and outside the classroom Relentless focus on musical development and musical assessment HIGH MUSICAL STANDARDS Relating classroom music to the real world Commitment and comfort with musical diversity Achievement Outcomes Participation of, and wider benefits for, all groups in a full range of musical activities including exam courses Outstanding musical standards and progress– skills, knowledge (of), understanding, and creative application Depth of musical understanding Breadth of musical understanding Leadership Management Commitment to participation and inclusion (school leadership) High levels of musical expertise and understanding (subject specialist) Resourcing and utilising expertise including narrowing gaps (distributed and delegated management) Knowing, building on, and utilising students’ musical expertise (subject specialist)
  • 23. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub Role
    • Promote and support high quality music education in Telford & Wrekin
    • Promote partnership working and advocacy
    • To map, audit and provide a strategic overview of music education provision for children and young people in Telford & Wrekin .
    • Provide critical challenge for Telford & Wrekin's response to the National Music Plan, Local Authority Music Plan and other strategies as required
    • Maintain an education focus with clear values on standards improvement and excellence  both in the music curriculum and extra-curricular music
    • Ensure all strategies are tested with regards value for money, musical integrity, access and equalities.
    • Endorse strategic plans and funding applications as required and communicate this endorsement.
    • To build on the learning and experiences from Find Your Talent, Cultural Hubs and Creative Partnerships.
  • 24. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • How it might work?
    • Better use of what we already have
    • Telford Culture Zone Local Development Group strategic overview of cultural provision for young people.
    • Music Education Hub Partnership group sitting underneath to help coordinate and map music education provision.
    • 5 x Music Education Development Officers on the ground joining up local provision and making things happen on the ground, working with Learning & Sport Communities
    • Audit of instruments and after school music provision
    • Online calendar of events and training – Tell Me database
    • Joint performances – Showcase, Band Nights, Big Sings
    • Training, networks, peer support, cultural offer publication
  • 25. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • Working with a working group since April 2011
    • A discussion paper (April 2011) and a further scoping paper (July 2011) have been developed exploring ideas and ways of working for developing a Music Education Hub for Telford & Wrekin.
    • Hub Partners – Schools, The Hive, Armonico Consort, CBSO, Schools, Arts Development Team, The Place, Telford Culture Zone, Shropshire Music Service.
    • Example Hub projects – CBSO G&T project, Creative Kids, Music 2 the 4, Youth Music Action Zone, after school music clubs, Shropshire Concerto Competition, sharded CPD/training/networks
    • Opportunities provided by Building Schools for the Future BSF
  • 26. Music Education Development Officers
    • To meet with and advocate for T&W Music with primary music co-coordinators, Gifted and Talented leads, Extended Schools leads, Secondary Heads of Music
    • To promote the full range of the T&W Music offer within your cluster – workshops, Music 2 the 4, demos, performance opportunities, early years, music lessons, cultural offer.
    • Support transition between KS2 and KS3, such as through Musical Bridges, cross phase music clubs, and attendance at school transition days to signpost and promote the Music Service offer.
    • Promote Sing Up school awards, Arts Award and the Arts Council’s Artsmark Award for Schools.
  • 27. Music Education Development Officers
    • Development and delivery of performance opportunities in your cluster.
    • Signpost young people to musical pathways and opportunities.
    • Instrument and music resource audit within your cluster of schools such as recording studios, musical instruments, music libraries etc
    • Attendance at school Parent Evenings and Transition Days to promote the Service and our full offer.
    • To ensure T&W Music has a presence on school websites, newsletters, school prospectus’ and school receptions outlining our offer in your cluster.
    • Use of ‘cloud’ online storage to share and store files, recordings, reports, and videos.
  • 28. The Music offer so far…
    • Foundation Stage Shake Rattle & Roll, Shake
    • Rattle & Roll 2 & Musical Monsters
    • Key Stage 1 Simply Music whole class recorders,
    • singing, percussion, ICT, Just Junk, after school music
    • Clubs, Sing Up support, National Curriculum music support &
    • delivery
    • Key Stage 2 Music 2 the 4, small group music
    • lessons, after school music clubs, music workshops e.g.
    • Podcasting, Musical Theatre, Soundbeam, Song Writing, Boys
    • Rock, Big Sings, Sing Up support, Musical Bridges, National
    • Curriculum music support & delivery, Kreative Kids
  • 29. The Music offer so far…
    • Key Stage 3 Sound Production & ICT support,
    • music workshops e.g. musical theatre, small
    • group music lessons, after school music clubs,
    • G&T provision, CBSO project, Musical Futures, whole class music
    • Support, Musical Bridges, Arts Award, BTEC Music, music exams,
    • performance opportunities, Band Nights, Showcase, end of term
    • concerts etc
    • Key Stage 4 GCSE Music, BTEC Music small group music lessons,
    • after school music clubs, CBSO project, one to one
    • music lessons, performance opportunities, Park Live, work
    • experience support, music theory support, whole class music
    • Support, Arts Award, music exams
  • 30. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • Questions for discussion with partners and
    • stakeholders
    • What do you value now?
    • What else do you want?
    • What should we stop doing?
    • What should we be doing in partnership with you?
    • On what should your or others be leading?
    • How can we help build your capacity?
  • 31. Telford & Wrekin Music Education Hub
    • Something to thing about…
    • Why should other people partner with you?
    • What are you really good at?
    • What should others do?
  • 32. Contact Telford & Wrekin Music
      • Telford & Wrekin Music
      • Unit F, The Place,
      • Oakengates, TF2 6EP
      • Phone: 01952 380981
      • Online www.telfordculturezone.com
      • www.youtube.com/user/d71b3aa