Resources for schools

Teaching weeks

Centre opening weeks

Sample letters for lesson administration

You can download sample letters from this page to assist in the administration of lessons in your school. All letters are ready for you to add to your school stationary and input your own details. Please do check that details highlighted in yellow have been personalised for your school.

General lesson administration

Suggested promotional leaflet with contractual information to issue to all students receiving instrumental tuition:

Enquire whether a child wishes to continue with tuition next term or year:

Request for payment:

Please let us know if you would like to see a specific sample letter here.

First Access projects

Ten Pieces Plus resources

NMPAT has co-commisioned resources to support schools working with the BBC Ten Pieces initiative

Dream with your Feet

Benjamin Till: Nene project

On-line Digital resources: Charanga

NMPAT continues to be a premier partner of Charanga and are able to offer all Northamptonshire and Rutland schools access to Charanga's award-winning Musical School programme.

Musical School is a living cloud-based resource that brings together great music, modern pedagogy and the latest educational technology. It supports all aspects of music in school including the new music curriculum, as well as providing children and their families with opportunities to continue learning and exploring music at home through Music World.

Musical School is available through NMPAT at a discounted rate of £195 per year. You can sign up for a 30 day trial period before ordering.

NMEH secondary baseline assessment resource - moving into KS3

A new NMEH resource for secondary teachers that includes:

  • Expectations for students at the end of key stage 2 and beginning of key stage 3
  • Example outline diagnostic and baseline assessment units and approaches

Additional resources: Calypso

Additional resources: we are marching

Annual Composition Competition for secondary students

See the stimuli and outcomes of our annual Composition Project for students in Secondary Schools. The 2018-19 competition will celebrate the rich heritage of Gothic Horror.

  • 2017-18 Polar Regions project, based around the 100th anniversary of Shakleton's expedition to Antarctica
  • 2016-17 Mud, Blood and Music project, based around the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Literacy in Music

DFE document Literacy in Music, produced in 2004 exemplifying aspects of Literact across the curriculum.

CPD courses for school staff

You can find details of CPD courses for school staff and details of the Secondary Music Forum on the training courses page.