schools

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...

Jude Law has backed a new campaign to give a free theatre trip to every child. The pioneering initiative from London’s Albany theatre and ARC,...

Improving theatre in education and forging more robust links between secondary schools and higher education will be key to diversifying drama school applicants, arts...

Former National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner has claimed Labour’s pledge to put creativity back at the heart of the curriculum would “reverse one of...

One Dance UK has released a manifesto ahead of the general election, which demands dance should have the same status in education as music,...

I’m worried. Worse. I’m angry. The fundamental nature of what theatre practitioners, drama teachers, creative leaders, writers, designers, musicians and stage technicians do is...

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...

London mayor Sadiq Khan has sounded a welcome note on the false economy of cutting arts subjects in education. The creative industries – of which theatre...

London mayor Sadiq Khan has joined campaigners in criticising the exclusion of the arts from the English Baccalaureate. Khan also launched an attack on the...
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