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Music Mark School Membership - How does it work?

Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:53

What is Music Mark?
Music Mark works to lead high quality music education by influencing, supporting and connecting. Specifically:

  • Influencing decision makers. Helping them to understand the important contribution music makes to every school.
  • Supporting the development of a coherent and high quality music education for children and young people.
  • Connecting the network of music services with the wider community of music educators.

What benefit will membership have for your schools?
Recognition that music is valued within the school. This recognition from your national subject association for
music can contribute to the Ofsted requirement of a broad and balanced curriculum.
Use of the Music Mark School Member logo. Providing evidence of partnership working with the music service/
music education hub.
Access to exclusive resources created by Music Mark for schools. This will include both practical resources and
highlights from the latest research.


What benefit will membership have for your music service?
National recognition of the number of schools in your area that are engaged with high quality music education for
all pupils.
Reinforcing the role of music services in leading local strategic partnerships.
Support for discussions with the 'hard-to-reach' or newly emerging school relationships.
Becoming a Music Mark School Member
Schools can only join Music Mark through their local music service and/or lead organisation of the music education
hub.
Each school nominated should meet one or all of the criteria as below:
· evidence of a willingness to engage in development conversations related to improving music provision
· recognition of the value of music education as part of a broad and balanced curriculum
· a strategy for music in place which provides for all children

Contact your local music service and/or the lead organisation of your music education hub if you are interested in being nominated for school membership of Music Mark.

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