Ofsted Zone

Music in schools: where words finish, music begins


The National Curriculum for Music – An Assessment and Progression framework

ISM has put together an assessment and progression framework that give an overview.



Does the school have an up to date Music Plan which is a response to the recommendations set out in recent key documents?



Some documents to consider:

Music in schools: sound Partnerships (Ofsted Oct 2012)

Music in schools: promoting good practice (Ofsted September 2012)
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/resources/suject-professional-development-materials-music-schools- promoting-good-practice

Muisc in schools: wider still and wider (Ofsted March 2012)

The Importance of Music: A National Plan for Music Education (DfE Feb 2011)

Music in Schools: sound partnerships – Eight effective music education partnershipshttp://www.musicalbridges.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Music-in-schools-sound-partnerships-case-study-booklet.pdf

The National Curriculum for Music Primary

You can see an overview of the National Curriculum for Music for Primary schools by clicking on the link

The National Curriculum for Music

Guidance Notes for the Assessment and Progression framework

The National Curriculum for Music



An assessment and progression Framework set out by ISM

Ofsted Making More of Music in Primary Schools



This book outlines good practice in support of delivering the muic curriculum within a primary setting

Ofsted Report 2013 What Hubs Must Do


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