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Courses for School Teachers

Classroom/Curriculum Music (Foundation Stage/ Key Stage 1)

A one day training for classroom teachers who do not have a high level of music training but are confident with singing and are currently teaching Foundation Stage or Key Stage 1 music in schools.

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This course covers-

  • Age appropriate repertoire
  • Methods to enhance classroom teaching (Kodaly and Eurythmics)
  • Exploring the use of percussion (tuned and untuned)
  • Notation
  • Lively and practical listening
  • Composition
    • Incorporating movement into classroom teaching
  • Relates to the National Curriculum for F&KS1

Resources are available


Classroom/Curriculum Music

A one day training for classroom teachers who do not have a high level of music training but are confident with singing and are currently teaching KS2 music in schools.

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This course covers-

  • Age appropriate repertoire
  • Methods to enhance classroom teaching (Kodaly and Eurythmics)
  • Exploring use of percussion (tuned and untuned)
  • Notation
  • Lively and practical listening
  • Composition
  • Incorporating movement into classroom teaching
  • Relates to the National Curriculum for KS2

Resources are available


Pre-School and Nursery Training

A two hour training for school/nursery teachers who teach music to Pre-School and Nursery age children.

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This course covers-

  • Purpose and expectations of Toddler music session
  • The DaCapo Toddler songs
  • Appropriate activities for children aged 18 months-3 years
  • Use of ‘props’
  • Use of percussion
  • Movement to songs
  • Songs for sitting
  • Planning a 30 minute session
  • Managing parents and carers

Resources are available


The DaCapo Music Foundation

Head Office c/o Wren Academy

Hilton Avenue, North Finchley

London, N12 9HB. 

Tel: 07923 130289

Saturday Music Centre based at Wren Academy, N12

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