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More than 130,000 young people will lose the option to study the arts at GCSE if the government pushes forward with plans for the...

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has called on the government to scrap the EBacc in its current form and create an education system that...

Apart from schools minister Nick Gibb, it’s increasingly difficult to find anyone who thinks the English Baccalaureate is a good idea in its current...

The company that runs one of the UK’s leading exam boards is calling for the government to stop using the English Baccalaureate to judge...

Director John Tiffany has said the UK is “catastrophically denying” opportunities to young people by cutting the arts in education. The Harry Potter and the...

Labour MP Tracy Brabin has claimed the English Baccalaureate is turning young people “into robots that regurgitate facts”, labelling it a “disaster” for British...

Real-life tragedy in Tracy Brabin’s hometown catapulted the former theatre and TV actor into the political spotlight. A year after she was elected MP...

Several weeks ago, I interviewed Adam Penford, Nottingham Playhouse’s incoming artistic director, for The Stage. During our conversation, he mentioned how important one of his...

Uptake of arts subjects at GCSE level has hit the lowest point in a decade, according to a new study. The findings are the latest...
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