Music: Education:Written question - 190474

Q
Asked by Dan Jarvis
(Barnsley Central)
[R]
Close

Registered Interest

Indicates that a relevant interest has been declared.

[N]
Close

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 12 November 2018
Department for Education
Music: Education
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, with reference to his Department's news story entitled Record numbers learning instruments in class thanks to music hubs, published on 24 October 2018, how many pupils were taught an instrument in class in each region in 2016-17.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 15 November 2018

Information on the number of schools in each region who benefited from Music Hubs in 2016-17, the number of hubs located in each region and the number of pupils who were taught an instrument in class per region is shown in the table below.

This information is contained in a survey published by Arts Council England which is available at:

https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/children-and-young-people/music-education-hubs-survey.

The number of schools in each region who benefited from Music Hubs in 2016-17, the number of hubs located in each region and the number of pupils who were taught an instrument in class per region

Office for National Statistics Region

Number of schools
working with Hubs
on core roles

Number of Music
Education Hubs
in each region

Number of pupils
receiving whole
class ensemble
teaching
2016-17

Percentage of
pupils receiving
whole class
ensemble
teaching
2016-17

East Midlands

1,768

7

57,020

8.27%

East of England

2,391

11

61,979

6.90%

London

2,233

29

114,315

8.98%

North East

1,077

6

72,032

18.61%

North West

2,709

12

98,260

9.06%

South East

3,104

14

105,231

8.41%

South West

2,005

14

70,190

9.53%

West Midlands

2,021

12

65,767

7.30%

Yorkshire and the Humber

2,052

15

66,447

8.09%

Total

19,360

120

711,241

8.84%

Grouped Questions: 190475 | 190476

Share this page