Deep Dive Music Resources for Primary

Published 21st January 2020

RESOURCES for Teachers: 

Doc. Nottinghamshire DeepDive Presentation.pptx

Doc. Primary schools' DD experiences

Doc. Portsmouth Deep Dive feedback

Doc. Action Plan example

Doc. MES plus years divided into terms

Doc. Musical Development Matters in EY 

Doc. Ofsted Music in Schools

Doc. Lesson Plan example

Doc. Vocal Progression

Doc. Composition progression

Doc. Dialogue Document WCIT

Doc. Polar Radar Self Assessment graph

Doc. Flexible Three-Tier Assessment Framework

Doc. Music Subject Leader's file checklist

Doc. 'Music In Schools, promoting good practice'

Doc. FREE - School Music Consultation Visits

Doc. FREE - Music Mark School Membership

Link to Charanga Musical Schools site (for Nottinghamshire schools)

Link to Cultural Learning Alliance (Cultural Capital)

Link to Twitter @nottsmusichub (Inspire Music)

Link to Facebook @nottsmusichub (Inspire Music)

Link to Instagram @nottsmusichub (Inspire Music)

Link to updated Music Education Hub events diary inc. CPD opportunities

Link to Arts Award support page (Music)

Link to Progression Pathways from EYFS-KS5

Link to Singing Strategy for Nottinghamshire

Link to Singing: Primary phase inc. Singing Hub Schools network

This session was run by primary music specialist Sue Nicholls.

Sue focused on music and the new Deep Dive elements of the current OFSTED inspection, explaining the new requirements and providing guidance on how schools can effectively prepare for inspection. 

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