‘Music’ and ‘Art and Design’ and the new National Curriculum: still compulsory Key Stages 1-3
There seems to be a certain amount of confusion and misinformation regarding the status of the creative arts in the new National Curriculum, coming into effect in September 2014.
Please see new curriculum update regarding ‘Music’ and ‘Arts and Design’ being compulsory subjects:
The full list of compulsory subjects can be found here, under point 3.5
The programme of study for ‘Music’ can be found here.
The programme for ‘Art and Design’ can be found here.