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Infant, junior and primary schools

Music provision, services and opportunities for all infant, junior and primary schools across Derby and Derbyshire.

All infant, junior and primary schools in Derby and Derbyshire are able to access instrumental and vocal tuition, singing projects, whole class ensemble teaching, early years provision and CPD for school staff. Explore what is available for your school by choosing from the following:

Music during the COVID-19 pandemic

We are committed to ensuring that the musical activity we offer is safe to undertake in schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you'd like to know more, please contact us.

Free CPD for school teachers Six monthly sessions designed for classroom teachers in KS1 and KS2 settings to develop their musicianship skills
CPD for KS1 and 2 teachers and teaching assistants A modular CPD course designed to build the confidence of non-specialist teachers to deliver the National Curriculum for Music
Our 30-week programmes of whole class instrumental teaching, delivered by specially trained teachers, can be a valuable part of your school’s recovery plan
The Derbyshire Songbook is an exciting and brand new classroom resource for singing - free to schools when they sign up to a Derbyshire Songbook Project
A flexible range of singing programmes and workshops are available to meet the specific needs and timetables of individual schools.
Workshops for schools to experience music of different cultures from around the world.
Artsmark has been designed by schools, for schools, to align with School Improvement Plans and support core EBACC and STEM priorities, giving the curriculum breadth and balance.
A song for Derbyshire − a newly-commissioned song especially for pupils and young musicians in Derby and Derbyshire.
A modern, easy-to-use online resource to help teach primary music. The Derbyshire Music Education Hub is pleased to be offering 10% off licences for Derby and Derbyshire schools.
How often do we hear, but not listen? Minute of Listening introduces children to the world of sound in a simple downloadable application for use in the classroom.
Ten Pieces is an exciting initiative for schools, led by BBC Learning and the BBC Performing Groups, concentrating on classical music and creativity.
How the Derbyshire Music Education Hub supports talented young musicians to develop their skills further.
Enhanced instrumental music learning opportunities for primary school pupils in Derby.
Quality assurance permeates all that we do. We have well-established systems for monitoring, mentoring, supporting and evaluating all provision which have been developed to incorporate all aspects of Derbyshire Music Education Hub delivery.
Latest news, developments and reports from Ofsted and the Department for Education about music provision in education