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A Singing School Is A Successful School
Research Project

In 2017, in collaboration with Professor Susan Hallam MBE and the Milton Keynes and Sheffield Music Hubs, we worked with 24 primary schools, offering them simple training for all their staff alongside free, unlimited use of our entire catalogue of songs and all associated resources. We wanted to measure the impact that fully integrating singing into the school curriculum could have on a range of measures, including well-being, social inclusion, pupil and teacher confidence, as well as academic attainment across the general and music curriculums. The study extended to 24 schools, 300 teachers and nearly 9,000 children. The results surprised even us:

A Singing School Is A Successful School Summary Report

DOWNLOAD A Singing School Is A Successful School Summary Report by Out of the Ark Music, published March 2019

Below you will find the full text of Professor Susan Hallam's report on the Out of the Ark Music Singing School Project including her full research findings.

DOWNLOAD Professor Susan Hallam's Report on the Out of the Ark Music Singing School Project, published March 2019

Watch the video below to find out what Caroline Haslett School thought of their singing year with Out of the Ark Music.


Take a look at our Workshop: A Singing School Is A Successful School, which was the basis of the CPD training used for the research project.

TELL ME MORE – If you would like to know about becoming a singing school, please email us on singingschool@outoftheark.com.
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