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  • Press Release: Curriculum Music Conference

    Following a successful inaugural event last year, Music Education Solutions® will be hosting their second Curriculum Music Conference on 12th March 2018 in London. This event is open to anyone with an interest in primary and secondary music including Music Education Hub Curriculum Leads and those responsible for SMEP, music advisors, primary music coordinators, secondary […]

    Posted at 3:47PM on 1st December 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Press Release: Curriculum Music Conference
  • CPD Centre West Midlands celebrates CME success!

                CPD Centre West Midlands have recently had their seventh successful learner graduate from the Level 4 Certificate for Music Educators programme! The centre has to date attracted over 40 learners from different disciplines including Early Years and Primary Practitioners, Instrumental Teachers working for Music Education Hubs or privately, and […]

    Posted at 3:34PM on 23rd November 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on CPD Centre West Midlands celebrates CME success!
  • Sing Symp 2017: Highlights Video

    You can watch the highlights video from our 4th annual Singing Strategy Symposium here: Watch Video

    Posted at 9:50AM on 12th November 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Sing Symp 2017: Highlights Video
  • November Blog: The excitement of planning

    I did a lot of thinking about lesson planning during October. We have had our annual round of ‘Planning & Assessing Primary Music’ live courses, and have also just launched the brand new online version of this course. In addition, by happy coincidence, in my ‘other job’ at Leeds College of Music I have been […]

    Posted at 11:34AM on 1st November 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on November Blog: The excitement of planning
  • FREE KS1 Teaching Resources in partnership with pBuzz

    We are delighted to have been working in partnership with pBuzz to create a brand new set of teaching resources for KS1 teachers. Featuring 12 brand new songs by Kay Charlton, alongside lesson plans, assessment framework, and interactive teacher-development materials, the resources provide everything you need to teach KS1 music with confidence. For a limited […]

    Posted at 10:43AM on 25th September 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on FREE KS1 Teaching Resources in partnership with pBuzz
  • Music: A Safe Space

    As is usual for this time of year, I have been tootling around the UK leading INSET sessions for various different music services. At these sessions have emerged two clear but contradictory themes. Many teachers have expressed how important it is for children to be allowed to make mistakes. There is a real feeling that […]

    Posted at 9:18PM on 11th September 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Music: A Safe Space
  • Singing Strategy Symposium 2017

    The programme for this year’s Singing Strategy Symposium has just been released! The day is split into five themes –  inspiration, peer-sharing, bright ideas, support systems and synthesis – and is specifically designed to support music education hubs and schools to develop their singing strategies. In the morning, hear from Out of the Ark, Opera […]

    Posted at 7:40PM on 11th September 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Singing Strategy Symposium 2017
  • Programme Release: Jersey Music Conference

    The programme for the Jersey (CI) Music Conference has now been released. Open to anyone involved in music education across the Channel Islands and beyond, the conference contains sessions for primary, secondary and instrumental teachers. Follow the links below to view the programme and download the booking form. Jersey CI Music Conference FINAL Programme Booking […]

    Posted at 6:00PM on 11th September 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Programme Release: Jersey Music Conference
  • Music & Drama Education Expo: Manchester

    The Music & Drama Education Expo is moving north, and we’re joining them! We’ll be at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester on 4th October with lots of information about our products and services! Visit us on our stand to browse our discounted resources, pick up a free instrument, and enter our competition to win a gin!

    Posted at 10:40AM on 26th August 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on Music & Drama Education Expo: Manchester
  • A* in Confusion

    We must raise standards! We must ensure that all pupils get good GCSE grades! How should we do that? By making the exams harder! Wait, what? Exams must be harder! Exams have been getting easier and easier every year! How do you know that? Because more and more pupils are getting better grades! Isn’t that […]

    Posted at 2:34PM on 24th August 2017 » By : » Categories : Latest News » Comments Off on A* in Confusion