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4 April 2022 Teacher Spotlight: Emma Scarr

We love to share a little more about the outstanding team of teacher musicians we have on our team at Newham Music. We asked superstar fiddle-player, Emma, a bit about herself. Click here to find out more

17 March 2022Young Leader Blog Post: Thomas

Thomas is one of our Youth Ambassadors and recently took part in our Young Leaders scheme. As a part of his placement, he took some time to reflect on the recent impact music has had in his life.

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9 March 2022Work Experience Interview: Flora

Last month, we were joined for a week in the office by Flora who was completing her year 10 work experience.

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Music in KS3

17 November 2021Ofsted warns schools over ‘unbroken’ KS3 music teaching

Inspectorate’s expert says subject should not be put on a carousel in secondary schools

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12 October 2021Spotlight Interview: Lila Bhattacherjee

Lila Bhattacherjee is a 25-year-old musician and Newham Music’s first “Young Trustee”.

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4 October 2021Tesco Community Votes

We’re excited to be in the customer vote for a Tesco Community Grant. It’s a scheme that gives community projects and organisations like us grants of up to £1,500.

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17 September 2021Updated Covid Guidance – September 2021

The latest government guidance for working in education settings highlights: No specific restrictions regarding singing, playing instruments etc Ensure good hygiene practices are in place and continue to ventilate spaces Have an up to date risk assessment in place outlining how risk is managed in your setting/venue Include a plan for how your setting will deal with […]

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20 July 2021Spotlight Interview: DJ Zel

We are excited to welcome Zelda to Newham Music’s new team of Youth Ambassadors.

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23 June 2021Primary Music Funding

Newham Music is offering £400 to primary schools in Newham for music instruments, equipment or resources.

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3 June 2021Spotlight Interview: Charlotte Venn

Newham Music recently welcomed Charlotte Venn to the NM team of teacher musicians. Charlotte is the daughter of longstanding NM teacher, Allison Venn, and ascended through the ranks, playing in the Newham Music Academy. Charlotte was kind enough to answer a few questions about her history with Newham Music and future career goals.

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12 April 2021NM Receives Cultural Recovery Funding

Newham Music is thrilled to have received a grant of over £173,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help us and our community recover and reopen.

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Jack Petchey FoundationNational Foundation For Youth MusicArts Council England

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