Bespoke Courses and workshops are available and created to suit the needs of settings, authorities and organisations.

Courses will accommodate different time needs and are available from 1 hour sessions leading to 1, 2 and 3 day courses which can be delivered over a period of months.

Contents can include:

  • Exploration of songs and musical activities to share and enjoy with babies and children
  • Musicality-exploring the natural musicality of children; ideas as to how to nurture this.
  • The importance of using music to support child development
  • Creative Music Making
  • Working musically with families and children; planning for music sessions
  • The use of music to support communication and language development
  • Tuning into children; communicative musicality
  • Effective planning for musical activities linked to the Early Years Foundation
    Stage – Supporting all areas of learning through music
  • Effective use of instruments/resources and where to purchase resources from
  • Listening to and observing children’s musical play
  • Listening to and observing children’s spontaneous singing
  • Documenting children’s creative music making
  • Children’s musical development
  • Understanding the elements of music – Pitch, Dynamics, Tempo, Texture, Timbre,
    Duration & Structure
  • Using resources to enhance songs and music making
  • Working with children with additional needs
  • Children’s notation of music & mark making
  • Delivering a music session and being a positive role model
  • Using free downloadable software to record and create children’s compositions
  • Using music with stories
  • The effective use of recorded music
  • Planning and creating a musical environment
  • Observation, evaluation and reflecting on practice

Please contact me for details regarding pricing.