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It’s near-definitive: students who study creative arts get better grades

Would you steer a Year 6, 7 or 8 student away from ‘soft’ subjects like art and music to harder ones like maths and English? Intuitively, it seems that ‘fluffier’ subjects allow for fun and creativity alone. A new study, however, shows that creative arts subjects like theatre and dance improve numeracy and literacy scores.

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