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Government launches the new National Plan for Music Education

Government launches the new National Plan for Music Education

About the NATIONAL PLAN The Power of Music to Change Lives: A National Plan for Music Education (NPME) builds on the original 2011 plan ‘responding to the change of the past 11 years and recognising that more needs to be done to support teachers, leaders, schools,...

Sign up now – Charanga training 22-23

Sign up now – Charanga training 22-23

All primary schools have fully subsidised access to Charanga Musical School. You can sign up here if you are not sure As part of our planned support for schools we have set dates for training across the next academic year. The training will be hosted by Charanga for...

Funding Opportunities for Schools and Individuals

Funding Opportunities for Schools and Individuals

The Universal Music Uk Sound Foundation offer a number of funding routes for schools and individuals. Click HERE for details Awards for Young musicians is a charity that supports individuals with costs for musical instruments and lessons. Click HERE for details...

Call out for School Research Partner

Call out for School Research Partner

Research Title: A Re-imagined Music Curriculum: Formulating a Framework for a more Inclusive, Diverse and Equitable Music Education for Black Pupils in the UK Natasha Hendry (MA) is a professional singer in the mainstream music industry, a music educator and a...

A Common Approach 2022

A Common Approach 2022

A Common Approach is the nationally published framework for instrumental teachers. It is based on 5 programmes of study that are not age related - but sequence the skills and matters relating to instrumental musical learning. The five Programmes of Study provide an...

Spotlight – Community Mela

Spotlight – Community Mela

On Saturday 30th April we had our first ever Community Mela celebration of music and dance from the Indian classical and folk traditions. The Music Service Bhangra Fusion group performed alongside local dancers from Desi Rooh dance academy and performers representing...

Reminder – return order forms asap for 22-23

Reminder – return order forms asap for 22-23

The deadline for renewal of SLAs was 31st May. You can download the order forms and brochure of services from the home page HERE If your school has yet to return their order form for renewing their SLA, please do this as soon as possible so that we may begin the...

Primary School Online CPD – 22nd June – 4.15pm – 5.15pm

Primary School Online CPD – 22nd June – 4.15pm – 5.15pm

Sign up to this training using the online form HERE. You will receive a TEAMS link to the training a few days before. The session will also be recorded and distributed to everyone who has signed up shortly after the event. 4.15-4.45pm Nicola Burke ‘Every Copy Counts’...

Download your free Get Playing Poster!

Download your free Get Playing Poster!

It's that time of year when schools might wish to promote the benefits of Musical learning to children and families. Why not download and display this free poster designed by our national organisation Music Mark. CLICK HERE

ABRSM Classroom 200

ABRSM Classroom 200

Following on from the success of the Classical 100 resource bank, ABRSM have launched the Classroom 200, a selection of 200 pieces of music for children aged from 5 to 14. The Classroom 200 includes example performances of Folk, Jazz, Pop, Film and TV, Songs from...

WMS “Be Inspired” Concerts March 2022

WMS “Be Inspired” Concerts March 2022

Well, what a super week we had with a return to live concerts for our ensembles. The theme of the week? ‘Be Inspired’. Judging by the reactions of pupils and parents alike, the performances of our young people were every bit as inspiring as we knew they would be. All...

Green Park School by WMS visiting Music teacher Rob Craner

Green Park School by WMS visiting Music teacher Rob Craner

 Green Park School Music Green Park School is a school for children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and complex health needs. As a visiting music teacher, I am very aware that I am part of a school whose wonderful staff...

More WYMT News – Coming September – Hairspray!

More WYMT News – Coming September – Hairspray!

We are always on the look out for new members from across Wolverhampton to join us, particularly in the 14-18 age group! Delivered by industry professionals from the WYMT team, why not sign up your BTEC or GCSE Performing Arts groups? Alternatively a great end of term...

Schools Start Productions Again!

 Schools Start Productions Again! Here’s One Example… I am absolutely delighted to say that school productions have started again, and what better way is there to start a half term than to “Step in Time” to Mary Poppins. Students at Heath Park have worked tirelessly...

Azaad Arts News!

Azaad Arts News!

  Dhol performance at The Royal School. My Dhol student Ryan Lakhanpal in year 3 performed in the Primary Music Showcase at the Royal School, he played a Dhol routine with folk beats from the Punjab. Many other students performed on their selected instruments, and it...

Wolverhampton Music Service Brochure for 2022-23 Published

Wolverhampton Music Service Brochure for 2022-23 Published

  Last year, when we released our Brochure of Services for Schools, we encouraged you to build an instrumentalmusic offer in your school. The pandemic had thrown a spotlight on the value of creativity. It was our ambition to encourage every school to work with us...

Applications for NYJC’s 2022 Summer School (14-20 August) are now open

Applications for NYJC’s 2022 Summer School (14-20 August) are now open

Applications for NYJC's 2022 Summer School (14-20 August) are now open NYJC’s Summer School is for England’s most gifted and talented young jazz musicians aged 14-18. Players of all styles, traditions and instruments are welcomed, developing their level of ability and...

Inclusic News

Latest news Inclusic is currently working with 2 Yr9 classes from Highfields on a Monday and Friday mornings. This is continuing on from the Autumn Rockschool projects. We are also working with a class from Penn Hall on a Monday which will continue for 15 weeks. We...

Azaad Arts News!

Azaad Arts News!

Dhol Fusion lessons at the OSWB Academy. "We would like to say a big thankyou to Mr Singh from Wolverhampton Music Service who ran a Dhol Drumming workshop as part of a rewards experience for a small group of Year 7 students.  These students have been selected for...

Wolverhampton Music School Upcoming Concerts Spring Term!

Following the success of our Open rehearsals at the Music School before the December break and the fabulous Christmas concert online featuring the Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Orchestra from Colton Hills school we are really pleased to let you know...

WMS Newsletters PDFs

Below is an archive of all the previous seasonal Newsletters, containing summaries of the news articles featuring here on the website during that allotted period.

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