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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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Activities for the summer holidays

Secondary education KS 3 KS 4 KS 5 Archive

Author: Anna Gower

This resource is a collection of ideas for holiday activities for students at KS3, 4 and 5. Some of these are based on the Listings Resource that can be found in the second half of the article. This...

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OCR A level AoS5: Programme music

Secondary education KS 5 Archive

Author: Jonathan James

Teaching programme music should be the fun bit. It's where music is at its most descriptive and vivid, with an obvious narrative that offers an ideal launch point into the exploration of so many core...

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Maintaining classroom instruments

Secondary education KS 3 KS 4 KS 5 Archive

Author: Jane Werry

Music departments tend to be full of ‘stuff’ – chances are, the more music there is happening in the school, the more equipment there is. Looking after all of this equipment is likely to fall to...

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The story of the symphony, part 2: Beethoven and his legacy

Secondary education KS 4 KS 5 Archive

Author: Jonathan James

In the second of this three-part resource (for part one, see Music Teacher, February 2019), we will be joining the story of the symphony at its heyday in the 19th century, where the form expanded and...

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Making revision effective and manageable

Secondary education KS 4 KS 5 Archive

Author: Simon Rushby

Revision can be a word with largely negative connotations. For teachers, it can mean producing ‘packs’ and summary resources, going back over old ground with students, and finding innovative ways to...

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Salsa

Secondary education KS 3 Archive

Author: Jane Werry

This resource starts with a percussion groove and a group performance of ‘Toca bonito’, and from there moves into the creation of salsa-style cover versions, which could be performed live or using...

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AQA AoS2: Computer gaming music

Secondary education KS 4 Archive

Author: James Manwaring

This resource looks at AQA's Area of Study 2, specifically computer gaming music since 1990. It will help with the study of computer gaming music, but will also consider some of the ways in which we...

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Getting the most out of your rehearsals

Secondary education KS 3 KS 4 KS 5 Archive

Author: Jonathan James

From time to time, our rehearsals can have a little too much of the ‘harrowing’, or even of the ‘hearse’ to them. This resource is about revitalising our approach within a school context. It looks at...

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AQA AoS2: Pop music

Secondary education KS 5

Author: Jane Werry

This resource aims to provide a structure for tackling the AoS, with advice on ways of presenting information to students and some ideas as to where to find useful teaching materials.

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Musical creativity in the classroom: part 2

Secondary education KS 3 KS 4 KS 5

Author: Jonathan James

In the first part to this two-part resource (Music Teacher, July 2018), we tried to pin definitions on what it means to be musically creative, finding that the more you try to corner the concept, the...

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