16th July 2019

What is Cultural Capital?

Schools currently getting to grips with the new Ofsted framework will have noticed the inclusion of references to cultural capital.  But what does Ofsted mean when it uses the term cultural capital?  And how can schools evidence it? For those of us who have never studied cultural sociology, there’s a really good summary of cultural […]

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21st June 2019

Commissions Awarded for Performances in Schools

We are pleased to announce that we have recently commissioned the following Associate Organisations to deliver a range of high quality music performances for schools in Wiltshire: Wiltshire Music Centre, working in partnership with Prime Theatre, has drawn inspiration from the myth of Narcissus and Echo to develop a multi-arts performance for schools in Warminster, […]

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17th May 2019

Reshaping the mould – podcast news

2 members of the Wiltshire Music Connect team are featured in a new podcast. Music for Education and Wellbeing is a series of podcasts curated by respected writer Anita Holford. In April Anita interviewed Nick Howdle and Sophie Amstell about the unique model that Wiltshire Music Connect has developed for its music education hub. The […]

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8th May 2019

Secondary Music Champions Appointed

Wiltshire Music Connect is delighted to be working with the following three Heads of Music to champion Secondary Music Education in Wiltshire: Emma Cypher-Neal – Melksham Oak Community School Elizabeth Hodgson – Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Fran Roach – The John Bentley School Emma, Liz and Fran will be working to develop local networks of music […]

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