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A charity who offer music lessons at three of their centres, plus hire of musical instruments, choirs, festivals and plenty of advice and opportunities for teachers too.
North London Festival of Music, Speech and Drama
1st Note Education are proud sponsors of this fantastic Festival.Throughout April and May every year the North London Music Festival offers a huge range of classes including Piano, Singing, Composition and Speech and Drama. They hold regular competitions and prizes throughout the festival.
Department of Education
A hub of information for teachers of all subjects. From how to get into teaching, school performance tables and the most up to date information regarding education policy.
Getting into Teaching
If you are thinking of becoming a teacher, need some advice or are interested in Bursaries or Scholarships this is the place for you.
Ofsted inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people. Keep up to date with developments in education via their news feed.
The NSPCC offers online training for child protection and safeguarding training for anyone working in schools or colleges https://nspcc.csod.com
National Curriculum in England:
The Music Programmes of Study for Key Stages 1 to Key Stage 3.
When it comes to Christmas productions, the ideas and options are almost endless. There are several companies that have produced very interesting plays to suit all primary age ranges, genres and abilities. The company's that I have used and have knowledge of are: Out...read more
During the academic year there are lots of different styles of themed music that can be used with your school or choir. The style of music you choose to use very much depends on the type of school that you‚Äôre working in. Some schools resist the more modern style of...read more
The Guardian have another positive post on the importance of music education. There is no doubt in my mind that music education is paramount to the general welbeing and personal development of children. Arts and Creative Subjects Enrich Children and Society...read more