Evaluation Criteria for Secondary Schools – 8. Progression Routes

How do you ensure that children access appropriate progression routes?

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There are no external local or national musical opportunities shared by school to pupils/parents.
 
No data or details are kept to track or monitor progress of musicians in school.
 
Advice and guidance on careers in music is offered as part of a whole-school programme.
Some musical opportunities are shared on the school website and via a blanket email or text.
 
Data is kept regarding pupil progress in curriculum music.
 
A range of careers in music and the arts are introduced to students as part of curriculum provision. Students are given opportunities to work with music professionals throughout their time at the school.
Some musical opportunities are shared and also targeted for particular pupils based on their abilities or interests.
 
Some details and data is kept to monitor progress of aspiring instrumentalists, singers, DJs, rappers and producers.
 
A programme of careers guidance and opportunities to work with a range of industry professionals is planned and available to all students.
Students are offered leadership opportunities in music within the school.
Musical opportunities are shared via school (including on the website), school actively seeks opportunities for pupils and targeted individuals who have particular strengths or interests.
 
Details and data is kept to monitor progress of all aspiring instrumentalists, singers, DJs, rappers, composers and producers.
 
A comprehensive programme of careers guidance and appropriate music industry work experience is offered.  This covers a broad range of opportunities in different fields to meet the diverse needs and interests of all students.  Students are offered leadership opportunities both in and out of school (for example, through the Bedford Music Hub Student Leadership Scheme).

Resources

The diverse and broad range of regular musical groups and activities are clearly signposted on our website. Please do ensure your families are aware of this subsidised offer.