The MusicFirst Lighthouse Programme brings together a select group of organisations who use MusicFirst to showcase their adoption of cloud-based technology and passion for giving every student the opportunity to learn, create, share, and engage in the love of music.
Below, five organisations share how MusicFirst technology has supported their music education delivery, from enabling students to continue learning during school closures to helping to modernise learning environments.
- A Multi-Academy Trust’s MusicFirst Classroom implementation and roll-out
Learn about the David Ross Education Trust’s digital strategy involving the successful roll-out of the MusicFirst Classroom to 11 schools across the East Midlands, featuring interviews with leaders and teachers across the Trust. Read more.
- A Director of Music’s perspective on the use of cloud-based software
James Manwaring, Director of Music at The Windsor Learning Trust describes his experiences with MusicFirst’s cloud-based software and the impact on his own teaching and students’ learning and creativity. Read more.
- Turning vision into reality – a long-term digital strategy comes to fruition
University of Birmingham School is an example of where a Head of Music (Annie Arguropulo-Palmer) has built a Music Department from the ground up in a brand-new school. Learn about how she has turned her vision of a modernised learning environment into reality with a robust development plan. An inspiration to all music teachers leading their own Music Department. Read more.
- On air with Mark Aitchison, Head of Music at Droitwich Spa High School
An interview with Mark Aitchison about his successful use of MusicFirst’s cloud-based software and how he coped during periods of school closure. Featuring Soundtrap for Education and Focus on Sound. Read more.
- The impact of a Music Education Hub’s support for secondary schools
A key role of Music Education Hubs in the UK is to provide both instrumental and curriculum support for schools across the country. With over 75% engagement from Lancashire secondary schools, Lancashire Music Education Hub has developed an effective support package including the provision of MusicFirst’s software solutions. Learn about this successful initiative and how it has grown over the years. Read more.