STOP Stripping the Arts Out of Our School Curriculums.
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Since the introduction of the latest incarnation of the National Curriculum more and more schools are feeling pressured to focus fully on English, Maths and Science. This is now causing a detrimental effect on arts subjects with many upper schools cancelling GCSE subjects such as art, dance, music.
This is leaving a whole generation of teenagers who want to study the arts bereft and yet huge areas of our economy rely on the arts: Cinema, Advertising, Gaming Industry, Theatre.
If our schools wipe away creative subjects due to pressure from government to succeed in a tight minority of subjects the UK as a whole will suffer as a result . BRING BACK CREATIVITY TO UK SCHOOLS, Make the ARTS as important as STEM.
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