Pause for Thought

  1. Pause for thought… Value trad texts

    Pause for thought… Value trad texts  

    Susan Elkin implores you to maintain a broad reading list for younger readers, including titles perhaps now overlooked.

  2. Pause for thought… Why Arts Matter

    Pause for thought… Why Arts Matter  

    Susan Elkin makes a strong case for preserving and integrating arts opportunities in schools.

  3. Play them classical music

    Play them classical music  

    A lifelong lover of classical music, Susan Elkin extols its virtues and implores you to expose your students to more of it, for their benefit and possibly yours!

  4. Pause for thought… Saving Music Lessons

    Pause for thought… Saving Music Lessons  

    Susan Elkin asks where are the musicians of the future going to come from if we don’t catch them young? If you are to become proficient on an orchestral instrument – horn or cello, say – you need to start young and stick at it. And that means lessons, encouragement and opportunities consistently over many […]

  5. PAUSE FOR THOUGHT… Eating and drinking

    PAUSE FOR THOUGHT… Eating and drinking  

    Susan Elkin champions the case for banning food and drink in theatres If you want to picnic then go to a park. In a theatre “The play’s the thing” in every sense. Eating and drinking are for elsewhere. Traditionally gentlemen bought rustly chocolates to impress the ladies they wanted to impress. Theatres sold said expensive […]