Becoming

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ScotlanD's


SINGING
 
SCHOOLs

TRANSFORMING
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“Singing is an important contributor to the development of transferable skills across the curriculum' 

            Gayle Gorman, Chief Executive Education Scotland.

INCLUSIVE
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WHY?

 

Research shows a range of cross school benefits

  • improves learning outcomes

  • can unify the school

  • energises the school and classroom

  • develops skills, understanding, confidence

  • engages the school community

  • fits with the curriculum for Excellence and HGIOS4

DEEPENING
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ABOUT THE AWARD

The initiative is designed to 

  • encourages schools to self reflect and continuously improve

  • puts young people at the forefront of the decision making and planning of music and song in their school

  • helps schools to increase young people’s opportunities and engagement in music and song 

  • helps schools to put music and song at the heart of their planning, practice and ethos

  • recognises and celebrates successful music and song models

ENHANCING
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WHY SHOULD YOUR SCHOOL GET INVOLVED

The Scotland's Singing Schools Award provides schools with the following benefits:

  • it demonstrate to their communities a commitment to music and song

  • national recognition for the hard work of many school staff

  • identifies current strengths and areas for improvement in music and song 

  • provides a progression framework, bronze, silver, gold, platinum and a development plan template to help guide improvement

  • develop a learner led and learner centred approach to music and song

UNIFYING
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HOW DO WE APPLY

Currently due to Covid 19 lockdown and associated restrictions we anticipate the relaunch of Scotland's Singing Schools Award on November 2021

Details regarding how application and assessment processes will operate will be available late October.