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Friday Afternoons is about encouraging young people to sing. Our newly composed songs and support material aim to help teachers develop their students’ skills – as performers, listeners and composers.

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.

A new way to teach creative music in Primary schools through your interactive whiteboard. Child-friendly activities guarantee clear musical outcomes, but give children control, creating real ownership and achievement.

These flexible resource packs contain everything you need to teach a topic-based music project, including plans, assessment templates, and (where relevant) worksheets and other pupil resources.

Sing Up is an award-winning organisation providing the complete singing package for schools through resources, training and guidance.

Music Express is the go-to digital resource for thousands of schools across the UK who want a comprehensive and engaging music scheme that’s easy to use for both non-specialists and specialist music teachers.


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.

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.

Listen Imagine Compose investigates how composing is taught and learned in secondary schools and draws on the expertise of teachers and their pupils, composers, music education academics and arts organisations.