• 10 things schools should know about learning music
  • 1. Music boosts pupil and social development
  • 2. Music improves learning skills
  • 3. Music fosters team working
  • 4. Music builds life skills
  • 5. Music underpins better behaviour
  • 6. Music encourages creativity
  • 7. Music is for life
  • 8. Music is an educational building block
  • 9. Music is fun
  • 10. Music is for everyone

Meet our Patron - conductor Charles Hazlewood

Photo of Music Mark Patron Charles Hazlewood"I was thrilled to be invited to be the first Patron of The UK Association for Music Education - Music Mark and which I accept with delight. It is a privilege to be a part of this new organisation which builds upon the illustrious pasts of the Federation of Music Services and the National Association of Music Educators and looks forward with vision, ambition and a huge range of talent and skill amongst its membership"...read more

BBC Learning Zone and Music Mark

The BBC have created some fantastic music education films as part of the BBC Learning Zone. Topics include Composing, Composers, Technology and Celebrities’ Classical favourites.

These are valuable resources for primary schools, secondary schools, and everyone interested in music education...read more

Get involved with Peer-to-Peer: by teachers, for teachers

reaching out cover imagePeer-to-Peer is a new, invigorating and fully-subsidised CPD programme conceived, created and delivered by outstanding classroom practitioners and school leaders for KS3 teachers - register now

Join Our School Programme

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Our School Development and Support Programme provides a framework for improving the quality of music in schools, within and beyond the curriculum - join now!

Latest Music News

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014
The Department for Education consultation "Savings to the Education Services Grant for...read more
Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
The Privy Council of the United Kingdom has granted Taught Degree-Awarding Powers to The...read more
Thursday, 24 Apr 2014
The results are in from the major survey of music education hubs initiated last October...read more
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014
Pupils in state schools are having to ditch arts subjects at GCSE because they can no...read more
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014
Music Day is a connected set of free and public music events which takes place each year...read more
Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance is delighted to announce the appointment...read more

The UK Association for Music Education

Music Mark
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Tulip House
70 Borough High Street

  • Charity Number: 1118542
  • Company Number: 6134823
link to ABRSM website
link to Yamaha Music Education website