It's clear that music is going to be an essential tool in helping children to settle back into school life.
With digital access to every song, creative activity, assembly plan, signing video and curriculum idea from our extensive songbook catalogue* for a whole year, there's an abundance of ways you can implement the Recovery Curriculum as your school recovers from the effects of COVID-19. To find out how you can make the most of Universal Access, click here.
*Nativities and musicals not included.
With access to £2,500 worth of songs and singing resources taken from 69 songbooks, for only £100 (+ VAT) for a whole year.
The great news is that your favourite songs (as well as many you have yet to discover) can be used to support your music and whole-school curriculums whether you are singing in your school or not.
Take a look at some simple, effective ways in which music can help you quickly re-establish routines, restore relationships and social interaction, rebuild confidence and community, and rekindle a love of learning in your classroom.
A calming song like this can help re-establish routines and structure to help children feel safe and secure, easing anxiety. It can be sung with gentle voices to settle everyone into a quiet time.
A simple ‘Good Morning’ song can provide the perfect framework for practising important social skills. Providing opportunities for children to reconnect with their friends will be a high priority in September.
Learning at home might have been a solitary experience for some children, and a song like this can help rebuild children’s confidence in expressing themselves with others.
Songs that instil a sense of school community and identity are great for helping children rebuild the confidence that they are safe and cared for at school.