Helpers in the music classroom

Helpers in the music classroom

On Wednesday, I wrote about the benefits of having adults learn to be musicians so that they can help us advocate for music education.  Reflecting on this, I remembered my first couple of years working at Baylis Court and being lucky enough to have two Graduate...
Catalogues of Recordings

Catalogues of Recordings

Wednesday saw a great #mufuchat hosted by Beaumont Music.  The theme was ‘Forget the book scrutiny – listen to my recordings‘ and we looked at various ways to manage recordings of pupils’ work.  This led me to wonder how many music...
Suggestions for A-Level Music Technology (2017)

Suggestions for A-Level Music Technology (2017)

Today, Ofqual published its list of qualifications to be included in the next round of reformed GCSEs and A-Levels.  It’s pleasing to note that AS/A-Level Music Technology has not been rejected but Edexcel is required to submit additional evidence. Having...
Assessments in KS1-3 Music

Assessments in KS1-3 Music

I’ve written about assessment on at least a couple of occasions (June 2014, February 2012) and it’s still an area that fascinates me.  There’s a lot of talk about how schools are adapting (or not) to ‘assessment without levels’ but...
Written Work in Music Lessons

Written Work in Music Lessons

I’m curious to see how many music teachers are required to include written work in their music lessons.  To be clear, I’m referring to the written word rather than written music. I would be very appreciative if you were to fill out the simple poll...
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