Guide to... Music for three to eight-year-olds

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The latest Headteacher Update Guide to... focuses on inclusive music education for three to eight-year-olds and is available for free download.

Published by Headteacher Update and our sister magazine Music Teacher, the six-page guide offers practical advice and resources to help deliver music education at key stage 1 and in Reception.

The guide has been produced in conjunction with The String & Keyboard Musik Program. It focuses on:

  • The impact of music education on wider learning.
  • Activity ideas for early years & key stage 1.
  • Signposting a range of music resources.
  • The importance of singing in music education.
  • Teaching mixed ability classes.
  • Music education for pupils with SEN

The guide includes practical ideas for your lessons as well as evidence of the wider impact of music education on key skills and other curriculum subjects.

This guide was published in October 2019 with sponsorship from The String & Keyboard Musik Program.

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