Date and time
  • Wed 15 November 2017
  • Tue 19 June 2018
Price £65 +
Venue Various

Musical Futures

Musical Futures has a number of professional development opportunities coming up in London over the next few months – from primary to Key Stage 4, from skills building to supporting examination level study.  All using a practical, hands-on approach.

CPD courses are available as follows:- 

JUST PLAY Just Play is Musical Futures approach to developing instrumental skills. The differentiation opportunities within the resource mean that it is equally suited to students at both primary and secondary stages of education from years 4 – 9. The approach is designed to engage students in whole class music making by providing a simple step by step resource that supports the development of instrumental skills on drums, guitar, bass, keyboard and ukulele, using music that students like, enjoy and identify with.

Wednesday 15th November 2017, 9.30am – 4.00pm.

Houndsfield Primary School, Ripon Rd, London N9 7RE.

Further details here

MUSICAL FUTURES at KEY STAGE 4 Our Musical Futures at Key Stage Four full day workshop gives ideas and strategies for teaching at this level which are both musical and theoretical.

Exploring practical ways to analyse, unpick and understand music through whole class workshopping, composing and improvising will support students to transition successfully from Key Stage 3 – where music frequently has a focus on practical work – to Key Stage 4

Tuesday 21st Nov 2017, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Morpeth School, Portman Place, London, E2 0PX

Further details here

INTRODUCING MUSICAL FUTURES Spend the day with an experienced Musical Futures teacher who has successfully used Musical Futures to grow their department and increase the uptake of music at Key Stage 4.

The day will also explore two key aspects of the pedagogy and the practicalities skills required to introduce Musical Futures.

Tuesday 27th Feb 2018, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Morpeth School, Portman Place, London E2 0PX9 8JN

Further details here

LEADING CREATIVE SUBJECTS in SECONDARY SCHOOLS We believe that effective subject and faculty leadership are essential in creating the right conditions for excellence, attainment and creativity in the classroom. Our values-based leadership course is designed around the ethos and pedagogies of Musical Futures as a basis for developing excellence in all arts subjects, and we will look at examples of how this has been applied successfully to art and drama lessons.

Tue 1st May 2018, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Morpeth School, Portman Place, London, E2 0PX

Further details here

TEACHING the RSL Level 2 Certificate Music Practitioners Course The RSL Level 2 Certificates in performance, technology and composition provide an ideal programme of study for students at key stage four who have thrived through the Musical Futures practical approaches to learning at key stage three. Now approved by the DfE for inclusion in 2019 league tables, this course will ensure that delegates understand the specification, assessment criteria and opportunities for practical, real-world student focused learning offered by the qualification. We will also look at how Musical Futures resources can be used to enhance learning and make the course accessible for all students.

Tuesday 19 June 2018, 9.30am – 4pm

Central London – Venue TBC

Further details here