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Support for Curriculum Music in Schools

​We are happy to offer support to schools in the delivery of your National Curriculum responsibilities and can provide specialist whole class teachers or consultancy support under the leadership of Deputy Head and Head of Curriculum Music, Chris Hiscock.

Whole Class National Curriculum Teaching

The Music Trust employs experienced class teachers who can be offered to your school to provide whole class National Curriculum Music Teaching for Key Stages 1-5 and support for Early Years and Foundation Stage

Fees and charges

The hourly rate for whole class curriculum teaching will be £43 per hour. Number of weeks by negotiation, but staff available for the full year
See our Terms and Conditions and General Expectations for Partnership working, for further information.

Contact, support and advice

If you would like support in this area for 2017 - 2018 please contact Chris Hiscock by Friday 19th May 2017, in order that we can attempt to meet your individual needs. We anticipate that demand will exceed supply.

Specific expectations for schools requiring National Curriculum Classroom Teaching

To enable effective practice, schools must provide a context and suitable learning environment for classroom lessons to take place by:  

  • Providing an appropriate classroom  for music making to take place
  • Providing an appropriate range of pitched, un-pitched classroom instruments, sound makers and beaters along with their location
  • Providing access to white / smart board technology and speakers
  • Providing internet access, wi-fi codes  and any possible limitations i.e. filters
  • Liaising with the teacher about any specific requirements connected with the curriculum, to enable effective planning to be carried out e.g. termly topics / cross curricular themes
  • Providing class registers
  • Advising the music teacher about any pupils with special learning needs, which may affect the learning of those pupils
  • Informing the music teacher who is the school’s child protection and safeguarding, designated person and providing a school policy

For terms and conditions and expectations of NMPAT please see Service Level Agreements, Conditions and Commitments.

Consultancy support for Music Education in schools

We would be happy to support you in any aspect of your school’s musical development and can provide Consultancy Support for:

  • Induction of new staff
  • Support for non-specialist teachers
  • Developing a music curriculum within your school
  • Teaching and Learning in the Music Classroom
  • Support for Arts Mark application
  • Preparation for OfSTED

Fees and charges

Consultancy work is charged at £70 per hour or £350 per day, but please do contact us to discuss your individual needs.

NMPAT receives support from:
NMPAT is a company Limited by Guarantee (Company No. 7738151) and a registered charity (Charity No. 1145643)