Schools and Staff

Information for schools and staff

Schools and Staff


COVID-19 Response

Please find below guidance, support and information we have gathered from suitable organisations and unions.


Online Music Teaching and Safeguarding

Music Mark have offered very clear information for any music teachers looking at working online during the current lockdown.


The Musician's Union Coronavirus Hardship Fund

Financial support for Musician's Union members.


Arts Council England Financial Support

Funding from Arts Council England for individuals in the cultural sector whose work has been affected by the coronavirus, including creative practitioners and freelance educators.


Coronavirus Advice

ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians) have collated up to date advice and guidance for all musicians regarding a number of aspects of the Covid-19 lockdown including: online tech support, private teaching advice, mental health advice and more.

Help Musicians, an independent UK charity, has created detailed in-depth advice for musicians regarding the current coronavirus pandemic and how this effects their work.




Useful Documents

Blank Performance Licence

Performance Licence Template



Deep Dive in Music: Resources

Vocal Progression from Minimum Expected Standards


Primary School Music Curriculum Audit


Generalist Audit


End of Year Composition Statements



General Resources

  • Music National Curriculum

    The national curriculum for England to be taught in all local-authority-maintained schools. View the latest version on the website


    This publication outlines the aims of the national plan for music education and how it will affect schools, LAs and private music teachers. View the latest version on the website


Online Learning Resources

  • Charanga Musical School

    A new exciting Primary music scheme for the new music curriculum Musical School is fully subsidised by North Tyneside Music Service for schools in North Tyneside.


SEND Opportunities

  • Jessies Fund

    Jessie’s Fund helps children with additional and complex needs or serious illness to communicate by using music.

  • Live Music Now

    Live Music Now works with a very diverse range of people that rarely, if ever, have the opportunity to experience live music - some of whom are very disadvantaged.




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