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The Music Service remains the principle provider of instrumental and vocal services to most primary, secondary and special schools. Its strategy is influenced by local priorities, legislation and national objectives. One of the key areas involves delivering whole class instrumental tuition (1st Access).

Recently the music service was successful in achieving Music Education Hub status as outlined in the National Music Plan: The Importance of Music published by the Department of Education. Arts Council England are now the fund holders and together with a number of key partners will form a strong relationship in order deliver on the NMPE key objectives. Partners within the Hub include Bath Festivals; Bath Spa; Bath Philharmonia; Womad; Yamaha Education; Charanga; Sing-Up and Mid Somerset Festival.

The Music Service offers pupils routes for further progression via the five music centres and 3 principle performing ensembles from symphonic orchestra to rock guitar and wind bands to choirs.

All staff have up-to-date training and are offered five CPD days offered per annum. All staff are subject to annual performance monitoring and ll staff have an up to date enhanced CRB and Child Protection Training.
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Training & Events

25 Feb
EYFS - Equalities Guidance Folder Refresher
Monday 25th February 2019 - reg. 6.30pm (6.45pm - 8.45pm) - Keynsham Civic Centre - Keynsham W1.1 Conference Room This session is an opportunity for Equalities leads, whether new or looking for a refresher, to revisit the Equalities Guidance folder which was issued in 2013. The Equalities Guidance Folder is a practical reference tool to support your work on equality, diversity and inclusion. The session will be an opportunity to become familiar with the contents of the folder and share and discuss effective practice around some aspects of equalities, including the Serious Equality Incident Report Form (SEIRF). As part of your role as Equality Leader, Ofsted may require you to demonstrate the effective equalities practice in your setting.
26 Feb
Primary Assessment Briefing for Headteachers and Senior Leaders
The STA produce updates for LAs and schools along with guidance on how to administer the tests. This session will go through the latest information as we have it, including what we know of the new assessments arrangements for the new primary curriculum. We will also look at EYFS and the LA's moderation process for all assessments as required by STA.
26 Feb
EYFS - Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Tuesday 26th February 2019 - Keynsham Community Space, Keynsham - 6.30pm - 8.30pm (reg. 6.15pm) Trainer: DCI Leanne Pook (Designated Lead for FGM) This session will provide an overview of FGM and your responsibilities. It will contain information on how to identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM and how to support those who have been subjected to the practice.