Resources

Explore our regularly updated collection of classroom resources.

Just Play Playalongs

Our Just Play Playalongs are designed as an add-on to existing Just Play resources for teachers and schools to make more classroom music together. 

Ukulele Teaching Resources

Suitable for beginners, this ukulele teaching resource comes with 5 video playalongs.

Ukulele Playalongs

Our Everyone Can Play Ukuele Playalongs are designed as an add-on to existing Everyone Can Play Ukulele teaching resources for teachers and schools to make more classroom music together.

EDEXCEL, AQA, EDUQAS & WJEC GCSE Set Work Playalongs

The following resources are available to support understanding through performance of GCSE set works.

Music Technology

Our new Music Technology resources are designed to provide authentic learning experiences for students in the classroom using the music that the like, enjoy and identify with.

Songwriting Resources

Our songwriting resources are designed to support teachers and students with songwriting, exploring ideas, lyrics and music.

Find Your Voice

Find Your Voice is a practical, hands-on, inclusive approach for engaging students of all ages with singing through vocal work and the integration of mobile technology.

Musical Futures Teacher Resource Pack

This resource pack was first published in 2008 and is the definitive guide to informal learning, classroom workshopping and how to apply these approaches in your school or teaching situation.

Informal Learning

Students acquire skills and know-how via collective decisions and endeavours, with teacher/practitioner as facilitator, in any context – in or out of school. For example, students play music they like with their friends in groups.

Modelling Aural Learning

Having been dropped into the ‘deep end’, students are now given more guidance and structure through a broken-down ‘musical model’ of a song.

Composing and Improvisation

Skill acquisition gained through practical application, teacher as musical leader, in a setting such as a classroom or community context. For example, classroom workshopping and whole class performance.

Transition

This project is designed to be accessible to anyone from a non-specialist primary teacher to specialist practitioners in either phase. Download the documents from the relevant page for your phase.

Instrumental Futures

Musical Futures approaches work brilliantly with ensembles as well as in the classroom and there are some great examples of instrumental teachers applying the pedagogy to one to one tuition too.

Publications, reports, research, application forms etc

  • Research, reports, evaluations etc on Musical Futures
  • Funding application forms
  • Order forms for Purchase Orders

Join Musical Futures

There are various ways in which you can join and work with Musical Futures, whether an individual or an organisation.

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