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EYFS

Resources to support music education within early years provision

This booklet summarises the 10 key benefits of music, from recognition within the ‘National Plan for Music Education ‘ that music is an educational building block through to the inclusive nature of music irrespective of abilities.

English Ocarinas were introduced to UK schools from 1983 and are specifically designed for Whole-class Music in modern classrooms.

These free resources offer a progression pathway for instrumental music lessons and singing throughout the primary years and into secondary. They clarify the place of ocarina-playing within the music curriculum and model the ocarina’s effective use in whole-class lessons.

This new multi-platform Musicality resource for 3-6 year-olds was launched in Feb 2014 to a great reception, and is now being used in hundred’s of nursery classes across Scotland.

BBC educational campaign to help primary school teachers and parents inspire children to become musicians and see the joys of music-making.

Over 41,000 teachers use Charanga’s online platform to help them teach music – the Musical School programme being the curriculum of choice for over 50% of UK primary schools.

Charanga provides both generalist and specialist music teachers with a range of high-quality digital programmes that transform their music lessons. But they’re more than a supplier of award-winning resources and training.

Out of the Ark Music provide the very best singing resources to primary schools and early years settings in the UK. Specialising in creating memorable, age appropriate, catchy songs which are fun and easy to sing, and that children just love!

A collection of short but complete pieces of music with updated curriculum resources to use in Early Years and KS1 settings to encourage dance and movement to music developed in partnership by Cambridgeshire Music and Northampton Music and Performing Arts Trust.

Early Ears is a practical and fun resource, full of ideas for music making with children aged 0 – 5. Developed by soundLINCS for use within the home, it draws upon two decades of facilitating inclusive music in Early Years and many other contexts.

Providing unique and refreshing musicals, nativities, songs and assemblies for primary schools, Edgy Productions is fast becoming the publisher of choice for teachers who want their pupils engaged and stimulated by the material that they perform.

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