Support for Primary Schools includes:

  • A Song in Ten support for all classroom teachers to include regular singing
     
  • Schemes of Work for school staff:
    - Sound Foundation activity ideas for Early Years
    - Mini Music Makers for Key Stage 1
    - SoundStart Ukulele and Recorder designed for Year 3
    - Sound Progress for the rest of Key Stage 2
     
  • SoundStart and Sound Progress whole class programmes across Key Stage 2, including the opportunity to host the CMA Jam Bus classroom music studio to trial both programmes
     
  • Instrumental or vocal tuition
     
  • CMA online learning materials for pupils and teachers, including Charanga, as a stepping stone to using resources across the internet
     
  • Croydon Music Stars to reward achievement, encourage progress and maintain participation
     
  • Music Mark School Membership
     
  • Network meetings
     
  • Brokering school to school support
     
  • Croydon Schools Music Association Infant and Junior Singing Festival and cluster singing collaborations and the wider Schools Arts Festival
     
  • Signposting projects and other opportunities for schools such as Classical Roadshow and We Sing U Sing and CMA’s Singing Playgrounds
     
  • Support for Artsmark
     
  • From October 2018 (earlier for schools wishing to trial it) Croydon’s Young Creatives App where schools can use pupils’ testimony about their cultural engagement, in and out of school, to inform the school’s curriculum offer and provide evidence of impact to report to parents, report on Pupil Premium funding, gain Artsmark and demonstrate a broad and balanced curriculum to Ofsted.