BBC Musical Storyland

Journey through Musical Storyland, where children’s favourite fairy tales and traditional folktales are re-imagined with magical music performed by musicians of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.


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Advocating for music in schools

In this free webinar, ISM Research Associate Dr Jodie Underhill and music educator Jenetta Hurst share their advice to help music teachers make the case for music in their schools and communities.

Primary Singing Toolkit

This free digital resource for primary music teachers from the ISM Trust and Voices Foundation aims to empower you to share the joy of singing with your students. Discover inspirational and practical singing strategies to enhance your music curriculum.

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

Royal Opera House’s Create & Sing programme

The Royal Opera House’s Create & Sing programme provides: a creative learning resource, created with teachers, providing songs for pupils in primary schools across England. classroom-based and digital activities, with strong curriculum links, to give better understanding of singing and opera for pupils, unlocking their imagination and creativity. teacher training,

Building an ensemble video

Robert Thompson, Teacher of Music and Music Technology at Kenilworth School & Sixth Form, Warwickshire, reports on how the department pulled together to make a viral video.

Free Youtube workshops

45-workshop videos with online quizzes covering many different world-music styles.

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.

Musical Bridges ‘ Transition Programme

The Musical Bridges Programme, originally funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, provided resources, ideas, case studies as well as a comprehensive programme of transition activity to support pupils’ continuing musical journey from primary to secondary school.

Remote teaching: Software basics

How to offer instrumental or vocal lessons online.

Bring the Noise

Series of educational resources, from films to songs to lesson plans a digital interactive tool.

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.