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Safe singing and playing during Covid-19 restrictions: the latest information about safe singing and playing in schools can be found on the Government website here and information is also being collated and updated by Music Mark, the trusted membership organisations for music hubs and services, and schools, Please bookmark this page – Music Unlocked, and keep referring back for updates.
Our summary of information about safe singing in schools can be found on our website here
How are people making those music video student compilations?! Associate Luke Pickett delivered a CPD session with step by step guide to what you need, and discussion at the end. Recorded version here
A Guide for creating virtual ensemble recordings written by Ben Sellers – click here.
Creative music making – have a look at our own page of resources and apps to support creative music making and composition – click here
Out of the Ark: Lockdown Leavers songs and assemblies – click here
EYFS music Resources from the BBC – click here
Musical Dots: free EYFS resources available – click here
Active Music Digital: free EYFS resources available – click here
Timestables songs – click here
Body Percussion with Beat Goes On – click here
Classic FM David Williams Marvellous Musical Podcasts – Click here
Out of the Ark: one free song a day with downloadable resources during school closures – click here
Musical Toad: a variety of songs with lyrics, quizzes and more – click here
Downs Junior Music School: lots of ideas for musical activities – click here
BBC House of Sound: music & science – click here
BBC Ten Pieces KS2 – click here
BBC Ten Pieces: classical music EYs & KS1 – click here
BBC Bring the Noise – click here
ABRSM Play On: a new online platform featuring articles, videos, tutorials, competitions and other resources – Click here
ABRSM 100 Classical: listening and challenge activities. Need to create a free account – click here
Chrome Music Lab: free access to a variety of activities to experiment with music across devices. Links to other subjects. Song writer, composition, recording. Supports music technology especially if no access to iPads – click here
Garageband: music creation studio, download for iPad / Mac – click here
BandLab: created for schools and students but can be used at home, free access. Explore and experiment with music technology tools – click here
Launchpad: create and remix music, download for iPad / Mac – click here
Music theory – Home-based learning
Clements Theory is an online eLearning website for music theory. It’s simple to use and prepares students for GCSE and A Level music, and both Trinity and Associated Board theory exams. Click here for further details.
Support from Musical Futures online
Top 10 resources for music teachers planning for students working from home has some ideas for websites that you may find of use. This open source Google Doc – Online Tools For Teaching Music
Click here to register for your school closure pack