Headline Sponsor: Casio sponsoring Outstanding Music Education Resource and Young Music Critic of the Year

Headline Sponsor: Classic FM

ABRSM sponsoring Excellence in Musical Theatre

Elena Cobb sponsoring Music Teacher Magazine Editors Award

Incorporated Society of Musicians sponsoring the Lifetime Achievement Award

London College of Music Exams sponsoring Outstanding School Drama Department

Music Teachers' Association sponsoring Outstanding School Music Department

Musician's Union sponsoring the Francesca Hanley Inspiration Award

Trinity College London sponsoring Drama Inspiration Award

Trinity College London is a leading international exam board and independent education charity that has been providing assessments around the world since 1877. With over 850,000 candidates a year in over 60 countries worldwide, Trinity specialises in the assessment of communicative and performance skills covering music, drama, combined arts and English language.

From autumn 2019, a refreshed range of assessments will be available for drama, designed to make working towards graded exams even more vital and relevant. Five subjects will be on offer - Acting, Musical Theatre, Performance Arts and Speech & Drama, alongside Communication Skills - at Initial to Grade 8. These new syllabus specifications are designed to work across the full range of contemporary drama teaching contexts – one to one, small groups, whole class and performing arts schools.


Royal Marines Band Service sponsoring the Outstanding Musical Initiative Award

Duet Group sponsoring Excellence in Primary and Early Years (Music and Drama)