At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic we started collating useful music resources for schools and families below.  If you would like to recommend a resource please email us

Visit the Music Mark website for details of the latest guidance about delivering music in schools safely. 

Singing in Schools

Resources and guidance for safe singing during Covid-19 restrictions can be fund on our website here

Curriculum Music

Music Room & Rhinegold 27 free lesson plans for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. The lessons are simple to use with no previous musical expertise required, and can be taught from home or used as inspiration for classroom teaching  click here

Rock Steady Music School – free live stream music lessons for primary schools every Friday – click here

Benedetti Foundation – free lesson plans and resources for primary class teachers – click here

The Oak National Academy Online Classroom –  Music resources for KS1 and Music resources for KS2

Primary school music specialist Andrew Scullin’s You Tube lessons and work sheets – click here

Music education resources from Musical Futures designed for the classroom, ages 7 to 16 (Key Stage 2 – 4) – click here

Times tables songs from Maths Rockxclick here

Minute of Listening – a selection of 1 minute audio clips with ideas to engage your class in reflective listening and creative thinking – click here

Musical Toad – a variety of songs with lyrics, quizzes and more – click here

Downs Junior School music website – 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 Noiseclick here

ABRSM 100 Classical – listening and challenge activities. Need to create a free account – click here

Top 10 resources for teachers planning for students working from home – click here

Creative Composition

Creative music making – have a look at our own page of resources and apps to support creative music making and composition – click here

Chrome Music Lab – free access to a variety of activities to experiment with music across devices. Song writer, composition, recording – click here

Recordings and compilation films

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.

Early Years

BBC EYFS music resources – click here

BBC Bring the Noise – Get singing with Gareth Malone – click here

Musical Dots – free resources available – 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


Rhinegold – Resources for at-home music learning – click here

Classic FM David Walliams Marvellous Musical Podcasts – Click here

ABRSM Play On – a new online platform featuring articles, videos, tutorials, competitions and other resources – Click here

ABRSM Classical 100 – for primary class teachers – click here

ISM – online learning resources – click here

Music Mark – home learning resources – click here

Disclaimer – These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Wiltshire Music Connect. While we have tried to ensure that we only provide links to reputable sources, Wiltshire Music Connect bears no responsibility for the content on these external sites.

We recommend that, for safeguarding purposes, parents / carers / school staff should check that content on external sites is appropriate before using it with children and are particularly cautious where any registration, sign-ups, in-app purchases or online interaction between young people could take place.

Online safety advice for children, young people and parents

Think U Know is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command. Alongside the Thinkuknow website the programme provides educational resources, including films, cartoons and lesson plans, to help raise young people’s awareness.

This Think U Know page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

Online safety home activity packs