DfE/ACE Data Return 2016-17

As the Lead Organisation of the Suffolk Music Education Hub, Suffolk County Music Service (SCMS) is required annually by the Department for Education (DfE) via Arts Council England (ACE) to collect data and information relating to musical activity in all Suffolk schools, whether or not actually buying back SCMS supplied instrumental or vocal tuition, or in receipt of any other provision from the SCMS Options and Services, such as on-going classroom support, Sing Suffolk pyramid CPD, etc., whether or not charged for.

The data collection form and a supporting letter from SCMS will be sent to all schools in September. 

How to complete and return the form

  1. Download the form from the link above.
  2. Complete the form as best you can by writing your answers in the spaces.

If you have downloaded the form, click on the blank fields then type in your answer.

3. Send the completed form to Suffolk County Music Service.

You can return your form by:

Please return your completed form to SCMS by Friday 29 September 2017.

More information

You can download the supporting letter to schools from the link above.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of the data return, or any other aspect of the work of Suffolk Music Education Hub or SCMS, please contact Marion Hinds, Acting Head of SCMS: 


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