Woodford’s Music Department has again has been awarded the ISM / ISM Trust’s Bronze Certificate. This means that more than 10% of all the school’s GCSE students achieved an A* to C in GCSE music.
In its third year, the ISM/ISM Trust GCSE certificates recognise schools’ achievement in music and celebrate their commitment to music education shown by the high uptake and achievement of their pupils.
Deborah Annetts, Chief Executive of the ISM – the professional body for musicians – congratulated the school, and said:
‘Music is a valuable subject, it brings value in itself to pupils as well as supporting achievement in other subjects. Music also opens doors and generates educational opportunities for pupils from all backgrounds. We are delighted that Woodford County High School values music within their school curriculum and as the professional body for musicians and a subject association for music education, we are delighted to recognise this high level of achievement with this certificate.’