Important

Corona Virus Information & Resources For Schools

From Friday 15th March our staff are returning to most schools  for small group and wcit tuition  –  if schools have queries or for further information please e-mail music.school@wolverhampton.gov.uk

 

We have a comprehensive YouTube channel whichis live with over 200 Music tutorials prepared by WMS staff. 

Our festival and concerts and events including students/teachers/alumni performances and compositions are all available to watch. 

 

Charanga – all of our primary schools in Wolverhampton can accss this comprehensive resource for free courtesy of Wolverhampton Music Service. There are complete resources for all Primary years. These ready made lessons and resources can be taught in school, or, by registering your students, can be accessed by students at home. You can then can select and distribute specififc  tasks and communicate/monitor students effectively. If you are one of the few schools in the city who do not take advantage of this outstanding resource please  e-mail peter.edwards@wolverhampton.gov.uk or register online at www.wmsonline.org.uk

 

The BBC have begun broadcasting many lessons on terrestrial TV daily but a major resource for both Primary and Secondary staff to use is the BBC TEN PIECES  which has a wealth of materials suitable for use both in the classroom, or set for home working. It  can be accessed by students and staff alike. We suggest you explore this fantastic resource for materials and set tasks from within the site for students, whether that be simply to watch a particular video or become more involved with tasks to complete at home.

 

For students studying instruments at home please have a look at our Keeping Active Resources page here.We have an ever expanding set of reources for our instrumntalists and vocalists to access whilst studying at home. 

 

Additional Resources

The English Folk Dance & Song Society is an excellent resource for this gentre of music for all schools in the city. You can reach their home page here 

 

Free Piece of the Day ABRSM are publishing a free piece of music every Monday to Friday at 2pm Click here for details

 

Out of the Ark also have a lovely programme of free vocal resources each week here 

 

We are working as a sector with other Music Education hubs and have identified resource links from other Music Hubs:

Music Technology applications for KS1: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/ks1-music-tech

KS2: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/ks2-music-tech

KS3: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/music-tech-ks3

Music Technology applications • Free fully planned lessons with lesson slides and tutorial videos that lead the learning for Primary: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/prim-music-tech

KS4: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/music-tech-ks4

Free iOS (iPad / iPhone) Music Technology applications: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/free-secondary-music-technology

Free fully planned lessons with lesson slides and tutorial videos that lead the learning for Secondary: https://leicestershiremusichub.org/sec-music-tech

The Benedetti Foundation has announced Nicola Benedetti is to host three sessions a week ‘Live at Five’ on her channels every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.For more information visit here 

Check out these useful “Body beats “ from The Beat Goes On – Great for developing rhythm and pulse skills using only your body: https://www.youtube.com/user/OllieTunmer/playlists

You can also keep up to date via our social media accounts:
Twitter – @Wtonmusic
Facebook – Wolverhampton Music Service 

Should you need to contact us during this period, you can telephone the office number 01902 558105 during office hours (8.30am – 4.30pm) or e mail using the enquiry address Music.School@wolverhampton.gov.uk