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Music Machine

on BBC Radio 3

Music and Children
Singing in school improves behaviour and pupils' confidence and raises academic standards. Yet it is a discipline that is fast disappearing from primary education. The Voices
Foundation is determined to stop the decline and is introducing programmes into schools that go so far as requiring teachers and pupils always to greet each other in song.
Verity Sharp visits Oakfield School in Rugby, where the programme has made a remarkable difference.


Verity Sharp

BBC Radio 3

About BBC Radio 3

Live music and the arts: broadcasts more live music than any other radio network. Classical music is its core. Genres include world and new music, jazz, speech and drama.

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