Less focussed on outcomes than process, this teacher believes that learning from mistakes helps to build resilience a...
Pupils play chants on instruments conducted by a pupil.
Children, conducted by the teacher, perform chants as a whole class.
Children's groups feedback to class on chants they have created.
Inspired by the music, children create chants for each character.
Linking instruments and characters.
The teacher is to develop musical understanding based on one song.
A teacher reflects on embedding rhythm and pulse.
Using food names, children improvise rhythms.
This teacher comments on the need for her Y7 class to understand how to use simple compositional devices.
This teacher discusses the importance of her role in offering feedback, responding to ideas and encouraging students ...
Composition and creativity can lead to varying outcomes within the same task.
Listening to student compositions is, in itself, a critical skill for teachers to develop.
In this group flute lesson, the girls explore some rhythmic variation to their piece.
In this Y8 'arranging' lesson, the class teacher offers an 'arranger’s notepad' as a tool to help the groups structur...
It is often difficult to separate out the component parts of musical learning.
In this y8 classroom music lesson, the teacher encourages the class to map out ideas for arranging the song "Stand by...
Music, as a subject based in sound, requires teachers to have strategies for managing behaviour including starting/st...
The periodic direction from the class teacher helps to scaffold this composition lesson so that the class are focused...
The current lead Ofsted HMI for Music, Robin Hammerton writes: "Firstly, pupils’ progress in creating and understandi...
This teacher utilises the capabilities of Logic for this Y8 composition lesson.
This teacher is actively involved in the listening activity. Clear questions have been articulated before the example...
The plenary in this Year 9 lesson encourages the students to assess themselves in 2 clear areas.
After working in groups, this Year 9 group return mid lesson to explain the reasoning behind their musical choices.