7 months ago

TT1819 Cultural Catalogue


PRIMARY-SPECIFIC OFFERS Teachers will be encouraged to use and apply their skills / knowledge in the classroom. What happens at the end? Music Subject Leaders will be encouraged to deliver the training course to whole staff back in school. Participants will be encouraged to feed back any further training TMS can offer to support teaching and learning in Music in primary schools. Other Resources/Support A resource pack, including Conductors Cards, will be issued to participants to enable immediate delivery. Ongoing email and telephone support from TMS. £75 for one teacher to attend all three sessions. Costs (For schools who have had/have booked a MIDAS Visit with TMS, the cost of the three sessions is reduced to £50). £250.00 for school based INSET delivery to the entire staff team, this can be shared across either three twilight sessions or 1 half-day. Please note the following project will compliment this offer: • TMS: MIDAS Visit • TMS: Sing Healthily CPD • ROH: Create and Sing: Carmen 92

PRIMARY-SPECIFIC OFFERS Thurrock Music Services Project Name Singing Workshop 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 workshop supports 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”. This practical, in-school singing workshop will explore; • Various vocal techniques including vocal warm up activities and techniques • The principles of singing in harmony • Volume relationships and vocal colour • The art of storytelling through singing The repertoire choices, negotiated with the school, will have strong literacy and/or other cross curricular links. There are two options for workshop delivery: Option 1: 1.5-hours of a practical singing workshop with a 30-minute sharing performance of the participating children’s achievements. 93