Mick Waters on successful schools and school improvement.
Less focussed on outcomes than process, this teacher believes that learning from mistakes helps to build resilience a...
Governors appreciate what children achieve and are prepared to finance.
Providing opportunities to learn music and visit professional music concerts.
Half termly, the music lead should meet with visiting teachers evolving plans
Engaging with a music hub enables music opportunities in & beyond school
Music makes a difference to children and a bridge to parents.
Visiting music teachers need a place to work and instrument storage.
The financial implication especially as class teachers join in.
Effective specialists enrich provision, heads should monitor delivery.
Identifying Music as a central part of the curriculum.
Identifying those with an aptitude and providing suitable support.
Music benefits diverse needs, those vulnerable and low with self-esteem.
Promoting opportunities to perform in school and beyond.
KS2 sometimes change instruments as skills evolve. This is encouraged.
Whole class teaching to take first steps with a brass instrument.
A specialist visiting teacher on a lesson for brass novices
Teacher reflection on first steps in EYFS music.
Vocal specialist explains this song can be taught effectively to all ages.
Vocal specialist explains rationale behind using this expressive song
Vocal specialist explains rationale behind this kinaesthetic vocal starter.
Vocal specialist makes the case for teaching vocal starters.
Vocal specialist explains rationale behind 'Give Me 5' vocal starter.
Vocal specialist explains the rationale behind 'Have you brought your voice?
The teacher explains the planning around a Y4 module on Peter & The Wolf.