Egglescliffe joins Royal wedding cellist Sheku to fight for state school music

Egglescliffe School today joined forces with talented Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason to warn of the threats to music education in state schools. Speaking in today’s Guardian newspaper, Head Teacher Simon White said “We are the only music A-level provider from here to the north-east coast. If students don’t come here then they may not pursue music, and what is going to happen in 25 years time?” The School’s Director of Music Matthew Haworth also pointed to the worrying reliance of county and national ensembles on independent school members. For full article please click https://www.theguardian.com/education/2018/jul/03/sheku-kanneh-mason-state-school-success-cuts-music-alevels-gcse

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