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Arts leaders have condemned the government’s decision to forge ahead with the controversial English Baccalaureate as “short-sighted” and “ridiculous”. Last week, the Department for Education...

Arts education campaigners have vowed to step up their fight against the English Baccalaureate, after the government confirmed it has no plans to add...

The sharp decline in take-up of arts subjects at GCSE has been “more than made up for” by an increase in pupils taking IT...

Former culture secretary Maria Miller has dismissed fears that the government’s controversial English Baccalaureate system is having a negative impact on arts subjects, calling...

The number of students taking drama GCSE has fallen sharply in 2017, dropping by 9% in a year. Figures released by Ofqual, the body that...

Arts education lobbyists have criticised the Conservative Party for not addressing the decline of creative subjects in its general election manifesto. The manifesto claims the...

An investigation into how arts education can be protected “before it’s too late” has been launched by the leader of one of the UK’s...

Sixty per cent of secondary school staff have already seen cuts to subjects not included in the government’s English Baccalaureate system, such as the...

Theatre leaders have warned that curriculum and cost pressures on schools are responsible for a decline in theatre trips. The comments by leading industry figures...
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