Singing and songs

Children singing

Singing iconHow to sing

Singing for the non-singer, teacher and pupil alike.

What to sing iconWhat to Sing

A selection of songs to download or listen to.

Making up songs iconMaking up Songs

For many children, a tailor made song is just the ticket.
Here’s how to do it.

Writing music

Writing music chart

Repeating patterns iconRepeating Patterns

Music machines
More ways to build riffs

Take away wrong notes iconTake away wrong notes

Pentatonic scales
Major and minor scales
Making your own scales

Writing it down iconWriting it Down

Graphic scores
Making your own notation

Learning with instruments

Collection of drums and percussion

Keyboards iconKeyboards

The black notes
The key of A minor
Experimental piano

Guitars iconGuitars

One-fingered chords
Power chords
The 3 chord trick, Open tuning

Percussion iconPercussion

Technology iconTechnology

Complex needs

Working with children with complex needs

Listening iconListening

The key basis for ongoing work

Developing interactive skills iconDeveloping interactive skills

Working one-to one, using building blocks to devise group sessions, equipment

Music in a wider context iconMusic in a wider context

Graphic scores, stories, plays and films

Music in school

Music in schools

Music in the classroom iconMusic in the classroom

The register, Calm time
Special Events
Personal issues, Topics

Music and the arts iconMusic and the arts

Film, Dance
Painting and sculpture

Structures iconStructures and composing

Structuring a music session
Structuring a music project


Listening to drum

Equipment for listening iconEquipment for listening

Listening in groups
Individual listening

Music for listening iconMusic for listening

Live music
Recorded music

Active listening iconActive listening

Framing children’s responses
Children with limited verbal skills