Arts figures issue EBACC warning

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Damien Hurst exhibits cow in Formaldehyde
Damien Hurst exhibits cow in Formaldehyde

The decision to leave arts subjects out of the English baccalaureate could destroy Britain's creative economy, according to leading arts figures.

Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota, architect Richard Rogers and playwright Sir David Hare were among a host of cultural figureheads who said they are concerned about the impact of excluding creative subjects from the core qualification at 16.