Primary

Here are some music resources for primary school aged children to enjoy at home:

 

 

 


 

London Sinfonietta - Postcard Pieces

Composition project looking to inspire young composers, with opportunity for your pieces to be performed live!

https://londonsinfonietta.org.uk/whats-on/postcard-pieces

Conductive Music experiments
Mix science and music to create something unique with these step-by-step tutorials.
http://conductivemusic.uk/learn/

BBC Bitesize for ages 7-11
Short videos to explain key musical concepts such as dynamics, harmony and composition, as well as quizzes.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8

BBC School Radio - music activities for ages 5-11
A mix of materials based around familiar school curriculum topics to appeal to each age group with clear instructions on how and what to do, and providing a term's worth of music activity. There are opportunities to sing, take part in music activities, appraise music, and suggestions for composition.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2bL2NL6Cwlsj2Cs4BXkvg9X/primary-music

Chrome Music Lab
This website aims to make learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

 

Song Maker
Select instruments, add notes and vary the tempo to create your own music.
https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/

Blob Opera

 Another great resource from Google where you can explore pitch and create your own music for singers

https://artsandculture.google.com/experiment/blob-opera/AAHWrq360NcGbw

Music Express
An online resource for teaching primary music that's easy to use and accessible to non-musicians as well as music specialists. You can set and deliver engaging music lessons for home learning with a wealth of songs, games and activities with simple, step-by-step instructions. There are warm-ups and skill-builders too, as well as Ukulele Magic - the popular tutor for beginners. Available for no charge while schools are closed.
https://collins.co.uk/pages/primary-music-music-express

MusicTheory.net
Free music theory lessons.
https://www.musictheory.net/

MyMusicTheory.com

Free music theory lessons.

https://www.mymusictheory.com/

Musication play along videos

Fun percussion and rhythm play along videos

https://www.youtube.com/user/derjanson

These videos are especially fun:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQqpMAxKEvo&t

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOxL85H3wug

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ebeCOo6XQU&t

Guide to musical instruments
Learn about the instruments families in an orchestra.
Thank you to Andrei, one of our star Music School pupils for writing this guide.
Download guide to musical instruments (.pdf)​

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