Paul Jones, deputy head academic at Shiplake College, discusses the school's music challenge which sees teachers learning a musical instrument from scratch, alongside pupils.
'Many instruments will cease to be played unless something dramatic is done about music education in schools'
Mark Bradbury, director of music at the Royal High School Bath, discusses the power of music – in healing, inspiring joy and aiding academic achievement.
Edward Roberts, assistant head at University College School Hampstead, discusses his school's ‘endangered instrument scheme’ which ensures children are given the opportunity to play a variety of 'at risk' instruments, that are waning in popularity.
Andrew McBroom, assistant head (co-curricular and staff development) and mental health first aider at City of London School, discusses the vital role schools can play in supporting young people with their mental health.
Following the recent debate regarding the importance of homework, Simon Detre, deputy head (academic and digital) from The Beacon School, joins the discussion.