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Instrumental & Vocal

Resources to support teaching and learning

Launched in 2014, the BBC’s Ten Pieces is an ambitious initiative for school pupils, which aims to open up the world of classical music using ten pieces of music as a spring-board for learning.

Sing Up Day is fast approaching and everyone is invited! Schools around the world and groups of all ages will be joining in to celebrate the power of singing with this year’s specially created song, Be the change . Both the song and all the resources that come with it are free so anyone can take part.

Whether you’re starting your music teaching career or refreshing your skills, our free online course helps you take your teaching to the next level.

A classroom arrangement that will introduce your pupils to jazz, blues and swing music.

This Black History resource reflects on music-making among enslaved people in former British colonies in the Southern US and Caribbean. Video, audio files and supporting PDF are all free to download, and designed for secondary educators.

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.

A Song for Fairtrade Fortnight

#BodyPercussionChallenges is designed to be used by classroom teachers with or without musical knowledge. The pack consists of a pdf and three main videos or backing tracks whichever you prefer to use. For you to make the most of this pack, we recommend using the videos with the animated visual aids to help guide your students through the song structure.

A new approach to sing and teach simple diatonic harmony based on colour-coded lyrics rather than notation.