Written by two of the UK's leading music educationalists: Paul Harris and Leonora Davies MBE.
Provides practical strategies and advice to enable class teachers, instrumental teachers and music services to deliver a holistic primary music curriculum at Key Stage 2 and into Key Stage 3. Essential and unique; based on years of experience and thorough research.
Supports the five key aims of the Music Manifesto.
Topics covered: Teacher roles; Basic principles of teaching beginners; Differentiation; Expectations for achievement; Evaluating pupils' work; Transition and the relationship to the Key Stage 3 curriculum; Involving parents/carers; Creating and refining lesson plans and Troubleshooting.
Also includes 10 lesson plan exemplars for wind/brass and strings; starter repertoire and songs; enhanced CD comprising of backing tracks and PDF lesson plans.