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School Music Excellence Award

The School Music Excellence Award celebrates schools which demonstrate an outstanding commitment to music and strive to provide an outstanding music education for all of their students, seek out opportunities for their staff, students and wider school community that allow music and young musicians to thrive.

2017 School Music Excellence Award

Two schools were chosen as recipients of the award in 2017. They were presented with their awards by Darcey Bussell at the Mayor's Education Conference at City Hall on 24 February 2017.

The winning schools were:

St Charles Catholic Primary School, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Woodford County High School, Redbridge

2015 School Music Excellence Award

100 applications were received from across London and eight schools were presented with their awards by the former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, at the London Music Awards ceremony held at the Roundhouse on 11 June 2015.

The winning schools were:

Akiva School, Barnet

Camden School for Girls, Camden

Kingsmead Primary School, Hackney

Nelson Primary School, Newham

Preston Manor School, Brent

Townley Grammar School, Bexley

Trinity Special School, Barking and Dagenham

Twyford C of E High School, Ealing