Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (Wider Opps) supports whole class instrumental playing and singing within schools. 

Many York primary schools already subscribe to the Wider Opportunities package - which comes with a range of additional support.

As well as the important musical benefits of the Wider Opportunities programme, it is also recognised that there are many further opportunities for developing skills such as:

  • listening 
  • increased focus and concentration
  • memory
  • working as a team
  • commitment and motivation
  • greater independent learning
  • enhancing critical thinking 
  • managing behaviour problems
  • emotional development

Also - our e-newsletter is packed with useful articles and updates on the programme.

Download this file (WCET Handy Guide 2017-18 Web.pdf)WCET Handy Guide 2018[ ]439 kB

    We are a not-for-profit organsation supported by the York Music Hub and Arts Council England.

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About York Arts Education CIC

York Arts Education CIC is a not-for-profit social enterprise with Community Interest Company status. We are the lead delivery partner for the York Music Hub, responsible for providing a first point of access and progression route to music for all children and young people (aged 0 - 18) and provide a low cost instrumental hire service for individuals and schools.  We engage musically with several hundred young people every week and are committed to providing opportunities of the highest quality for all.  We offer free instrumental hire and free places at York Music Centre for children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.