Safeguarding for musicians

Learn the fundamentals of safeguarding for musicians working with children. Find out about the legal background, examples of good safeguarding practice, how to access a criminal record check, and a guide to the ISM’s safeguarding requirements.

National Plan for Music Education in Wales

On 17 May 2022, The Welsh Government release their National Plan for Music Education. Find out more about the plan in our collated list of resources

The Scottish Strategy for Music Education from MEPG (2022)

This 2022 strategic plan is a refresh of MEPG’s 2020-25 strategy TACKLE inequity REALISE potential CHANGE perceptions.

Ralph Vaughan Williams RVW150 Anniversary Resources for Music Teachers

A new programme, initiated and supported by’Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust’and produced by the’Music Teachers’ Association, has been set up to’provide resources for the teaching of various aspects of RVW’s work, from Early Years Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 5.’We are beginning the release of these materials to coincide with

Remote teaching: Software basics

How to offer instrumental or vocal lessons online.

Home and School Online Resources

A wide range of home learning resources covering EYFS and Primary Teachers and Pupils, Secondary Teachers and Pupils, Parents and general Music Education Resources.

Online conducting and ensemble leadership course modules

Online training course designed to develop skills in effectively leading an inclusive music ensemble. The course is aimed at music teachers, ensemble leaders and aspiring conductors working in inclusive music-making settings. The first module is free.

Play Trumpet with Kay

Video for beginners to sing or play along with on trumpet or clarinet using C D E F, aimed at beginners who can play a few notes and those without an instrument who can sing along or play percussion on pots and pans from the kitchen.

Practical Progression film series

A film series made by music leaders and intended for music leaders from any setting as part of a peer-led professional development programme also called Practical Progression and aim to build on music leaders’ existing tool kit, whatever setting they are working in.

Tido Music app ‘ Access Trinity’s Singing repertoire 2018-2021

An app containing all of the songs in the Trinity exam syllabus for Singing, enabling access to the sheet music, piano accompaniments and pronunciation guides.

Voices Foundation Virtual Singing Assemblies

A collection of uplifting singing videos for primary teachers and pupils. In addition to these free assemblies, VF has launched #VFIntoMusic & #VFIntoChoral- videos that dive deeper into process of creating effective music lessons/rehearsals.

Setting Up A Virtual Choir

A free download exploring what’s required for setting up your own virtual choir.

Instrument Maintenance Guides’Tutorials and guides to help pupils, parents and carers with instrument maintenance guides.

Tutorials and guides to help pupils, parents and carers with instrument maintenance guides.

National Plan for Music Education 2022: The Power of Music to Change Lives – England

In this resource we have compiled resources and additional information relating to the National Plan for Music Education 2022: The Power of Music to Change Lives.

#CanDoMusic Discusses the Model Music Curriculum

Watch a recording of the webinar hosted by the’partners leading the #CanDoMusic campaign on 26th April in discussion of’the new Model Music Curriculum.