For Teachers & Schools

During this uncertain time, we would like to support teachers and schools by highlighting and providing on-line resources to enable them to continue to support their pupils and their learning.

In response to recent enquiries from schools for support in redesigning  music curriculum,  Lisa Artist (one of our Music Curriculum specialists) is offering FREE online 1-2-1 meetings to discuss your needs and to offer help and support where you need it.

This includes help redesigning your music curriculum,  topic links, identifying helpful resources, progression maps and knowledge logs.

If you would like to book into Lisa’s Curriculum Clinic, please email Lisa.Artist@bradford.gov.uk

For more specific help, please email schoolsmusicandarts@bradford.gov.uk
or call our office on 01274 43 49 70.

30 Day Listening & Singing Challenge for Pupils

To join in with Lisa’s “Listen & Sing Challenge for 30 days” please click HERE

 

We have created some age related activities that can be done in school and at home….

Year 1 & 2 resources at home

Year 3 & 4 resources at home

Year  5 & 6 resources at home

Here are some web links to various websites that have great resources that you can use and share.

Music Education – Home Schooling
A message from MUSIC-EDUCATION.CO.UK
“We are currently developing a page for home schooling!
COVID-19 is a once in a generation event that we need to overcome as a nation.
Music education must continue and with the support of others I will be adding resources to the website to help families at home.”

Learning English Kids
Another great website for preschool and KS1 children. Lots of cross curricular animated songs with lyrics, as well as games, worksheets, crafts etc to link to the song.
There are also  writing activities, spell and speak, art and other curriculum areas

Out of the Ark
Out of the Ark Music was born out of a passionate belief that children deserve the very best.

Coxhoe School – Durham
Curriculum-music. Lots of resources and links to other sites

BBC Teaching
Brilliant  website for teaching techniques. EYFS/KS1/LKS2 teacher techniques for all areas of music.

Primary Resources
Good posters for the musical elements
Useful power-points prepared by other teachers

Sphinxkids
Rhythm band, strings gallery, music-match instruments and composers. Videos and games.

Teaching Music
Loads of useful resources

Acblack
All latest resources. Useful section in Music Express-find a song-tells you where to find song by title.
Assessment Sheets.

Classical 100
100 free classical pieces of music that can be sorted into multiple categories and each comes with a resource and curriculum link.

Music Tech Teacher
Good quizzes and games.

Classics For Kids
Fun site for kids-games, composers etc.

Music For Starters
Music, percussion and puppets for early years.

Rivanna Music
American site-songs for young children.

British Council
Animated songs for KS1.

Bus Songs

Kididdles.com

Music Notes

Rhymes

Studyjams.Scholastic

Portsmouth Music Hub – Song Source
Over 200 songs composed by an award-winning composition team which through Song Source, your school can access this full range of songs from a full range of subjects from Isaac Newton to Queen Victoria, Plastic Pollution to the Milky Way, there is a variety of songs to suit all ages, abilities and occasions.

YouTube Resources

Mr Parr Science Songs
174 videos as a
PowerPoint on loads of science themes set to music that is in the charts now. Upper KS2 seem to love them.

 Sing kids – Sue Bleazard
Cross curricular songs and school shows

Pentonix
An amazing acapella group, who music video and show kids how music can be created with just your voice. They are awesome!

Music Skills Progression

BMAS Music Assessment 2020

Display Shape Rhythms
Introductory power point with shape and matching rhythm cards.

Editable Shape Rhythms
Create your own rhythmic resources

 Shape Rhythms
Printable resources to create a notation based display in your music room or area.

BBC Schools Radio Music

Rehearsal Resources
A website with an extensive library of music for students and teachers to use for all sorts of performance preparation.

– Teachers can use the resources to prepare for exams or a concert
– Professional players could use it to refine their performances
– All musicians can use the resources simply for pleasure
– You can request specific arrangements for most instruments