Incorporated Society of Musicians Award

Westholme School awarded Bronze Music certificate by the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Westholme School has been awarded the Incorporated Society of Musicians’ Bronze certificate in GCSE music.

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This means that more than 10% of all its GCSE students achieved an A*- C in music GCSE in 2016, putting the school in the top 649 schools nationally.

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Deborah Annetts, Chief Executive of the Incorporated Society of Musicians said:
‘Music is a hugely important subject in itself, for future professional careers and for wider learning in a school; it adds huge benefits to the wider curriculum, school and community life and educational opportunity. As the professional body for musicians, we are delighted to recognise this high level of achievement with this certificate.’


The certificate is supported by the ISM Trust (, the charitable arm of the Incorporated Society of Musicians. The Trust was created in 2015 to promote and support music education and music itself.