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Engagement opportunities for schools

Music provision, opportunities and information for all schools across Derby and Derbyshire.

Music Education Hubs deliver musical activities in schools and ensemble activities with a joined-up approach involving local authorities, music services, other music education providers and communities. All work together to deliver the National Plan for Music Education.

Music provision during the Covid-19 pandemic

We are committed to ensuring that our music provision is safe to undertake in schools during the Covid-19 pandemic. See our Guidance for schools page for the latest updates on procedures and advice relating to our work. 

CPD for school teachers

CPD services and courses for Infant, Junior and Primary school teachers (Foundation and KS1 and 2)
CPD services and courses for secondary school teachers

Featured items and pages...

CPD for KS1 and 2 teachers and teaching assistants A modular CPD course designed to build the confidence of non-specialist teachers to deliver the National Curriculum for Music
The perfect Christmas solution for schools in 2020! A complete and flexible package for the whole school – a Christmas show together with resources and ideas to create a magical experience for pupils in schools
16 weeks of activities designed for infant, junior and secondary pupils to do at home to help sustain musical learning and creativity during times at home due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
30-week instrumental programmes of whole class instrumental teaching. Supporting schools to deliver Core Role 1 of the National Plan for Music Education, and contributing to a broad and balanced curriculum.
Big drums, big sticks, big smiles! Bespoke Japanese-style drumming workshops for special schools
The Derbyshire Songbook is an exciting and brand new classroom resource for singing - free to schools when they sign up to a Derbyshire Songbook Project
10-week Whole Class Ensemble Teaching projects for KS2 classes. Supporting schools not signed up to Wider Opportunities to deliver Core Role 1 of The National Plan for Music Education.
A modern, easy-to-use online resource to help teach primary music. The Derbyshire Music Education Hub is pleased to be offering 10% off licences for Derby and Derbyshire schools.
Artsmark has been designed by schools, for schools, to align with School Improvement Plans and support core EBACC and STEM priorities, giving the curriculum breadth and balance.
A song for Derbyshire − a newly-commissioned song especially for pupils and young musicians in Derby and Derbyshire.
Music Excellence Partner status is awarded to schools in Derbyshire and Derby City which demonstrate good practice in supporting the delivery and development of music provision, as outlined in the Government's National Plan for Music Education.
All Derby and Derbyshire schools have access to Music Partnership instrumental and vocal teaching and instrument loan services.
Latest news, developments and reports from Ofsted and the Department for Education about music provision in education
The Ofsted Report, 'Music in Schools: what hubs must do' concerns the impact that, from April 2014, Music Education Hubs are required have on leading improvements on the delivery of music curriculum in schools.