This course will be held over two twilights in the Spring and Summer term.
Thursday 30th March and Thursday 11th May, 16:00 - 18:00.
By the end of the sessions you will have secured a better understanding of musical experience in Early Years and Foundation Stage, a wider understanding of musical skills and a more structured approach to musical learning. The Early Years & Foundation Stage creative and musical curriculum will be explored as will progression and skills of assessment. Guidance on resources and putting planning into practice will be plentiful during the sessions.
The course will include;
help children to find their singing voices
help children explore sound
use musical vocabulary
teach a song
handle musical instruments
use props and puppets
create and compose in a small setting
create a bank of suitable songs and materials which children can access vocally
Course Leader: Ruth McCartney
Ruth works at Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy as the music coordinator and teacher of year 5 and 6 music and holds the Master Teacher Specialist role for Music at Ebor Academy Trust. Ruth works for the Voices Foundation as a Senior Advisory Teacher for the North of England and recently became a lecturer on both the Primary Music Education BA and PGCE courses at Hull University. Ruth also leads the primary music input for the Ebor/St John's University Schools Direct Programme. Ruth runs choirs across York for singers 7-18yrs and is MD for Vocal Flourish, a challenging part singing choir for people with Dementia and their carers.
Course cost: £65
Payment: Payment can be made by credit/debit card, cheque or invoice