Resources for schools

Having a variety of resources in your toolkit for teaching music is always important, as well as refreshing the creativity of teaching and learning music.

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Find out more about funding ideas

Some that we recommend

For great ideas, visit

In addition to those ideas, there are a number of schemes of work available including:

For a great interactive insight into music of all kinds visit Sound Junction

For fantastic opportunities with World Music visit partner Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation Musiko Musika

For support with transition activities amongst many others, Musical Bridges is a great resource

For young people to showcase their music; collaborate, compete and develop their talent visit NuMu

For access to over 6000 music/vocal sets visit the Surrey Performing Arts Library.

Beat Goes On: Whole school taster days & 10 week projects delivered by former STOMP cast member and qualified teacher Ollie Tunmer

ABRSM 100 pieces (Free classical music resources)

BBC 10 pieces (Free videos, lesson plans, arrangements etc)

Assessment resources for SEND and early years and more!

A short video from the mighty Marylebone School, which has always had a formidable reputation for its music and arts provision, explaining precisely why it is the arts are so crucial to them, to all young people, and why they keep creativity at the heart of their school at all times:

A lovely article about the dramatic increase in SATS results (20%) for schools that recently worked with Opera North on their projects. Both schools dedicated up to 3hrs per week to music curriculum time. The Power of Music indeed!