Grounded in solid research, this workshop is aimed at every teacher in every
school. We will show you how you can use music to improve literacy and
numeracy; promote well-being and team spirit through whole-school singing;
and influence mood/attention in the classroom. With loads of fabulous
free resources, the session has been designed to allow attendees to incorporate
great new ideas into their teaching right away.
How you can use music to support curriculum areas from
phonics and literacy to numeracy.
How active engagement with singing can have an enormous impact on
pupils’ intellectual, social and personal development.
How whole-school singing, especially in assemblies, can promote
team spirit and create a collaborative learning environment.
How to influence mood and attention in the classroom
through the use of music.
A couple of fun warm-ups.
Practical examples of how to use songs to support different
learning styles across the general school curriculum.
Great tips on how to teach songs and get the most out of them, using
Take 5 Styles and Good Morning as examples.
Introduction to the resource pack, which includes:
Lesson plans for 5-9s and 7-11s.
Play-Doh and ‘Top Trumps’ activities (amongst many others).
Curriculum activities with practical, creative examples showing how songs
can support music lessons as well as the wider school curriculum.
Video content showing real-life examples of music activities in school.
Time permitting, the workshop will also include:
An introduction to Words on Screen™, our easy-to-use software, which
guarantees that any teacher, no matter what their musical ability, will feel
confident teaching songs and delivering great-quality music resources
across the school curriculum.
Who is this for?: Teachers of children aged 5-11
Duration:180 minutes (full session) or 120 minutes (a cut-down version,
covering the same areas but in less detail). We strongly recommend that,
where possible, you try to find the time for the full 3-hour workshop.
For more information or to book an Out of the Ark Music Workshop
for your school, academy chain or Music Hub (UK ONLY),
please contact Anna Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 0208 481 7200