09 September 2013

14% fall in number of arts GCSEs taken in schools

The number of children studying arts GCSEs has fallen since the introduction of the English Baccalaureate performance measure, with 14% fewer arts GCSEs being taken in 2013 than in 2010.

08 September 2013

Policy and Practice Round-up September 2013

This month we bring you a speech that reveals more of the Department for Education’s rationale behind curriculum reform, further consultations on accountability, ideas from America on arts curriculum, support for public sector commissioning, information on our evidence base and news on party conferences, including the Art Party in Scarborough!