Early Years Music Making - Gedling Library - Family Learning

Gedling Library, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Thursdays: 2pm - 3pm
No. sessions 10
Venue Gedling Library, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost Free

About this course

Join our fun family learning course aimed at families with babies and children under the age of 5. Music-making provides an engaging and enjoyable activity for everyone and is led by a friendly and experienced teacher. 

This practical course will give ideas about how to support your child with music making. 

All sessions are mapped to the Early Learning Goals and follows the Government’s curriculum.

  • You’ll learn songs and rhymes both familiar and brand new! 
  • You’ll learn how to support your child to read simple musical rhythms. 
  • Learn some Makaton signing. 
  • You’ll use Jolly Phonics Songs to help with sounds and early reading skills. 
  • Engage with a curriculum theme such as: Space, Water, Story Characters. 
  • Celebrate various key events throughout the academic year such as: World Nursery Rhyme Week, BBC Music Day and more. 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • A range of strategies and activities for supporting their child/ren with fun and interactive learning.  

You will need:

  • Optional – bring your own simple musical instruments. 
  • A blanket to sit on. 
  • Please contact jill.bellamy@inspireculture.org.uk for further help and advice. 

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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