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TT1819 Cultural Catalogue


PRIMARY-SPECIFIC OFFERS Thurrock Music Services Project Name Rhythm CPD About the Project Thurrock Music Services (TMS) currently work with over 90% of schools in Thurrock, as an Arts Council England funded music hub. This year they have produced offers for Thurrock schools, ranging from teacher consultation and Music curriculum support, to CPD and workshops for students. Marilyn Whiskerd is a classically trained musician and experienced Headteacher working in Thurrock for over twenty years. As School Engagement Lead with TMS Marilyn has already had a significant impact on singing standards within the borough. In partnership with TMS and the Royal Opera House, she was instrumental in leading school choirs in the 2016/17 Thurrock Music Festivals. She has been a driving force in developing a Singing Strategy for Thurrock. Marilyn has proven track record of delivering engaging, creative and practical workshops for pupils; as well as in high quality CPD for staff. This series of CPD sessions support the vision of Thurrock’s Singing Strategy to develop a love of singing in every child in Thurrock “to access high quality, engaging singing activities that enthuse, inspire and motivate learners towards pursuing pathways of progression; enabling high level skills for some whilst nurturing social, moral, cultural and spiritual well-being for all”. Over three twilight sessions, the course will cover rhythm, pulse, notation and composition. Session 1: To enable teaching and learning support staff to teach rhythm and pulse effectively by: • Securing a good level of subject knowledge and understanding, so that staff know and recognise the relationship and difference between rhythm and pulse. • Introducing a range of effective teaching strategies and resources that can be used to assist delivery of good quality practical music making activities. • Encouraging participants to consider how ideas shared can be used / adapted for different age groups 90

PRIMARY-SPECIFIC OFFERS and abilities, and how these can be integrated into a cross curricular school specific teaching and learning framework Session 2: Building on session 1, use and apply knowledge to develop project related group compositions using rhythmic percussion and formal notation. Session 3: Building on sessions 1 and 2, use project related poetry as a stimulus for creating melodic musical compositions using informal and formal notation. Suitability Teachers (or Music Subject Leaders) of KS1-2. The CPD will run over three sessions and is available on either: Block 1: Thursday 13 September 2018, Thursday 27 September 2018 and Thursday 11 October 2018, 16:15-17:45 at Woodside Primary School, Grays. Dates, Location & Format OR Block 2: Tuesday 5 March 2019, Tuesday 19 March 2019 and Tuesday 2 April 2019, 16:15-17:45 at Woodside Primary School, Grays. Alternatively, schools can opt for school-based delivery to the entire staff team by arrangement. All staff are confident in their ability to deliver good quality music lessons so that: Learning Outcomes • Good levels of personal knowledge and skills enable staff to skilfully and effectively respond to the needs of learners during lessons. • Delivery of good quality practical activities in music lessons secures high levels of learner engagement and enjoyment across the school. • Learners make good progress in lessons as a result of effective teaching. Teacher Commitment & Training Participants will need to commit to all three sessions to systematically build skills and knowledge in order to gain maximum benefit. The sessions will be delivered two weeks apart, as there is an expectation that participants will trial each component in class before attending the next training session. 91