Music and Arts and their impact on education outcomes – have your say!

The next Public Forum for Education will focus on the role music and art can play in helping students achieve results.

Speakers will explore how the music and arts curriculum can impact on pupils’ all-round development.  They will look at how schools can enrich the curriculum to encompass the arts in ways that can complement a schools need to achieve results. There will also be input from the Council’s Music and Arts Service.

The Public Forum for Education is an open forum, where everyone, including parents and carers, young people and professionals, can come along and contribute.

Council decision makers - senior elected members and officers, join the debates and will listen to your views.

The forum will take place at Dixons Allerton Academy, Rhodesway, Bradford BD8 0DH on Wednesday, 3 December 2014 from 4.30pm – 6.30pm.

Coun Ralph Berry, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Children, said: "The creative arts have an important role to play in the curriculum. The forum will explore ways in which music and art can help young people develop so they can achieve positive outcomes. 

"If you are a parent, a carer or a young person with an interest in this topic then come along and get involved. We’d welcome your views!”

Michael Jameson, Strategic Director of Children’s Services, said: "Art and music can add a rich dimension to a young person’s education and experience, and can support learning in other areas.  We want to hear about best practice in this area so that it can be shared.”

If you want to attend, please e-mail or telephone Heidi Hardy on (01274) 434335.


Published: 20/11/2014
Audience: Everyone
Contact: Heidi Hardy

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