SHORTLIST 2022 ANNOUNCED

2022 Shortlist

Congratulations to our 2022 Music & Drama Education Awards Finalists
The Music & Drama Education Awards celebrate the extraordinary contribution made by individuals, companies, charities, schools and other organisations to the lives of others through the medium of these two key performing arts.

OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATION RESOURCE

Sponsored by CASIO

ABC of Opera – The Academy of Barmy Composers, for Any Body Can – Amdani Blant Cymru
Bristol Beacon, for 5 A Day Music: A Recovery Resource for Schools
Collins Music and Rachel Shapey,                            for 50 Inspiring ideas: How to teach composition in the secondary classroom
Hal Leonard Europe and YolanDa Brown, for The ABCs of  Music: My First Music Book
Musical Futures Online
Royal Opera House, for Create and Sing
SFZ Gary Griffiths Ltd for Music Unlocked
MTA, for Teaching Notes: The Music Teachers’ Association Podcast – Seasons 2 and 3 (Academic Year 2020-2021)

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL INITIATIVE

Sponsored by Royal Marines Band Service

• Durham Music’s Big Play 2021
• Lockdown Piping Club
• Manor Music City
• MiSST – Music in Secondary Schools Trust
• Orchestras for All
• Rap Club
• Warwick Music Group, for Buzz21
• Young Voices, for YV Biggest Sing 2021

OUTSTANDING DRAMA EDUCATION RESOURCE

Blackeyed Theatre, for Schools HUB
Falmouth University, for their new Degree in Costume Design for Film and TV
Glyn Trefor-Jones and Nick Hern Books, for Drama Menu at a Distance
Methuen Drama and Matthew Nichols, for The Drama Teacher’s Survival Guide
Performinginternationalplays.com
Suzanne Bushell, for Drama…what’s the point?
Tom Craig and Derby Theatre, for Applied Theatre Podcast

OUTSTANDING DRAMA INITIATIVE

Burberry Inspire Commission for Leeds Playhouse: East is East and Cas is Cas
Company Three and Nick Hern Books, for When This Is Over
Godber Theatre Foundation
International Schools Theatre Association, for 2020 Vision
Scarborough Sixth Form College, for S6F Performance Academy
Theatre31
Whitefield School, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and NHS Auchi Street,
for Intergen Project

EXCELLENCE IN PRIMARY / EARLY YEARS

Collins Music, Sue Nicholls and Sally Hickman        for Early Years Foundation Stage
Greenwich Music School, for Musical Beginnings
Leeds Playhouse, for Partner Schools
London Rhymes
Nottingham Girls’ High School, for Da Capo:             An EY Music Programme
Services For Education, for Soundtots

EXCELLENCE IN SEND

Harrington_projects and the Breck Foundation,     for Play Virtual, Live Real and SEN resources
Chiltern Music Therapy Digital Outreach Initiative
HMDT Music, for Music Treehouse
Live Music Now’s Beatboxing for Lung Health and Speech Development
Mousetrap Theatre Projects for Playmakers

DRAMA INSPIRATION AWARD

• Nicola Abraham
• James Clarke
• Rachel Hudspith
• Rhiannon Jones
• Clare McAvoy
• Adam Milford

EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE

A Place for us CIC, for Dreaming in Electric
Mousetrap Theatre Projects, for Change Your Tune
Terra Kulture/BAP Productions, for Music
Reading Classes
The School Musicals Company and RSL,
for Performance Arts Awards books
The School Musicals Company,                                for A-la-la-la-la-laddin the Musical

OUTSTANDING SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Sponsored by Music Teachers' Association

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Birmingham
Heywood Prep, Corsham
Nottingham Girls’ High School
RGS High Wycombe
St. Aidan’s C of E High School, Harrogate
St George’s Academy, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Ullswater Community College

OUTSTANDING SCHOOL DRAMA DEPARTMENT

Admiral Lord Nelson School, Portsmouth
Chiswick School, London
Claremont High School Academy, Harrow
Copthorne Preparatory School, Crawley
Great Torrington School, Devon
St Mary’s College, Hull

THE ROCKSTEADY AWARD FOR PROGRESSIVE AND INCLUSIVE MUSIC EDUCATION

Sponsored by Rocksteady

• Noise Solution
• Passport to Music
• Rap Club
• The Music Man Project

FRANCESCA HANLEY INSPIRATION AWARD

Sponsored by Musicians’ Union

• Byron Barrett
• Ben England BEM
• Davis Gonnella
• Gary Griffiths
• Ben Sayah
• Anna Stevens
• Benjamin Turner

Music Teacher Magazine Editor's Award

Sponsored by EVC Music

The winner will be announced on the 23rd March 2022

Drama & Theatre Magazine Editor's Award

The winner will be announced on the 23rd March 2022

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The winner will be announced on the 23rd March 2022