Online Teaching Materials

Every month Music Teacher publishes materials for KS3, 4 and 5, offering complete units of work, GCSE and A level set-work info and activities, and practical ideas across all levels for both classroom and peripatetic teachers. All materials are written by experienced teachers and examiners and provide indispensable content for your teaching.

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Practice techniques

Extra-curricular music VMT

Author: Helen Reid

There’s so much that could be explored around the theme of practising, and it would be impossible to cover all of it in a single resource. Therefore, this resource is focused around particular...

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From improvisation to composition

Extra-curricular music VMT

Author: Richard Barnard

This resource covers the basics of teaching improvisation, and the process of moving fluidly from scales to improvisation and from improvisation to composition, examining how these three elements...

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World tour: Latin America

Secondary education KS 3

Author: Simon Rushby

These resources provide background information and teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 class music lessons, with the aim of expanding students' knowledge and interest in music from other parts of the...

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Building knowledge through the elements of music, part 1

Secondary education KS 4

Author: Jane Werry

It can be difficult to know where to start with teaching a GCSE syllabus: there are so many different parts to get to grips with. You might feel that you need to get cracking straight away with areas...

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Online wider listening activities

Secondary education KS 5

Author: Simon Rushby

Last month we provided five listening activities for Key Stages 3 and 4 students to do at home to widen their listening experience (Music Teacher, June 2020). Here are four more listening activities,...

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The Family Band

Extra-curricular music VMT

Author: Edward Maxwell

As a child, I was a very reluctant musician. My mum had a terrible battle trying to get me to practise, and she still delights in telling people how I used to hide under the bed rather than play my...

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Distance-learning quizzes

Secondary education KS 5

Author: Jane Werry

Following on from the resource bringing together quizzes and activities for KS3 students (Music Teacher, May 2020), this resource contains a variety of multiple-choice quizzes on GCSE topics, which...

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Online listening activities

Secondary education KS 3 KS 4

Author: Simon Rushby

This resource brings together five listening activities for students to do at home, to widen their listening experience. They have been written to help students in years 8, 9 and 10 to improve their...

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Distance learning: planning and delivering live lessons

Secondary education KS 4 KS 5

Author: David Guinane

This resource looks in detail at providing live online lessons – essentially video conferences involving you and your students, with the aim of delivering musical content, and fostering some form of...

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Online resources for instrumental teachers

Extra-curricular music VMT

Author: Edward Maxwell

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down, professionally and personally. This is a brief and by no means comprehensive overview of some of the online resources that can enhance our...

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