First & Primary Schools

NTMEH provides a range of services and support to First and Primary settings in North Tyneside through our Service Level Agreement (SLA).

This includes:

  • Specialist music tutor time to support the delivery of the national full class instrumental programme and singing strategy
  • Support with curriculum development and action plans
  • Subsidised Charanga Licence (1 year) and Sing Up licence (1 year)
  • Access to termly music networks with regular updates on local and national issues and initiatives
  • School membership with national music advocates Music Mark
  • Monitoring of quality / delivery of visiting music tutors on request
  • SLT music support support linked to National Plan for Music Education
  • National Curriculum support to up-skill senior leaders in the monitoring of the quality of music and prepare for Ofsted inspections / ‘deep dive’ subject scrutiny
  • Free access to NTMEH music centre ensembles and choirs for all pupils
  • Digital music support
  • Remote drop-in support

In addition, NTMEH runs regular First and Primary School projects and collaborative events.  Recent projects include:

Snappy Operas project in partnership with Mahogany Opera
Party in the Park at the Rising Sun Country Park
Annual Spring Sing at Whitley Bay Playhouse
Mouth of the Tyne Festival Parade

For further information on our First and Primary Service Level Agreement (SLA) or to find out more about support to settings, contact us or visit North Tyneside Education Services to view and buy into our SLA.

“Music is a fundamental part of life at St Bart’s. We always strive to make creativity and the arts at the heart of everything we do. We always feel fully supported by the music service. They are always happy to help, ready to discuss ideas and willing to work with us in planning for curriculum development. They have been instrumental in enabling our whole school vision for music.”

Kate Whitaker /  Richard Restall (Deputy and Headteacher at St Bartholomews Primary School)

In addition, NTMEH runs regular First and Primary School projects and collaborative events.  Recent projects include:

  • Snappy Operas project in partnership with Mahogany Opera
  • Party in the Park at the Rising Sun Country Park
  • Annual Spring Sing at Whitley Bay Playhouse
  • Mouth of the Tyne Festival Parade

For further information on our First and Primary Service Level Agreement (SLA) or to find out more about support to settings, contact us or visit North Tyneside Education Services to view and buy into our SLA.

“NTMEH has been a ‘lifeline’ this year in supporting the creative development and wider opportunities in Music for our children at Whitehouse Primary. The team of Music specialists have always supported our staff in delivering the music curriculum, supported our Music Lead in planning and subject development through individual support or network meetings, and encouraged wider opportunities and specialist tuition for talented young people through their Saturday Music Centre,  children’s choirs and ukulele groups. Their support, skill and enthusiasm has reconnected young people with a common interest- whether online or in class”.

Rachel Woods (Headteaher at Whitehouse Primary School)

Futures in Music – 7th July 2021

By Greg Houghton | June 1, 2021

An online music and creative careers conference day for north-east based secondary schools with UK music, Nrthrn Baby Records, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities and NAME. Facilitated by North Tyneside Music…

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Music Changemakers: Inclusion Matters

By Greg Houghton | May 26, 2021

With funding from Youth Music we are working in partnership with Sunderland Music Education Hub and Music Partnership North: Newcastle to deliver Music Changemakers: Inclusion Matters. We need ten freelance peripatetic/community…

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New Model Curriculum for Music

By Greg Houghton | March 26, 2021

The DfE have today published a new model curriculum for music; a resource designed to ensure universal provision of music education, for all pupils, in all schools.  In time and…

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BBC Ten Pieces: New Resources

By Greg Houghton | March 22, 2021

There are so many excellent resources out there to support musical learning in schools, but not many as good as BBC Ten Pieces: Ten Pieces – BBC Teach. There are…

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Teacher CPD

By Greg Houghton | March 22, 2021

Teachers have also taken part in a range of online CPD this term. As well as our regular network meetings, we have also offered an additional network meeting for those…

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SEND Provision

NTMEH provides a range of services and support to SEND and alternative educational provision settings in North Tyneside through our specialist Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Recording Studio

Musical Inclusion

‘Musical Inclusion is about removing barriers to ensure all children enjoy full participation in a music education that supports the development and achievement of each young person based on their individual abilities, needs and interests’.

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CPD For Schools

In addition to termly network meetings and drop-in sessions, NTMEH offers a wide range of continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for music teachers, senior leaders, tutors and freelance practitioners.

East Coast Swing Band at Percy Main 2

Instrumental Tuition

All instrumental lessons are delivered by our team of freelance visiting music teachers, some of whom are commissioned directly through the hub, with others directly contracted via schools and parents.

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Blended & Virtual Learning

North Tyneside Music Education Hub have recently developed a strengthened blended learning model to support schools and young people in the area.

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Singing Strategy

We also host a number of collaborative events, not least our annual Spring Sing: a week-long singing celebration held each year at the Whitley Bay Playhouse which usually involves over 1,000 children and young people from our primary schools across North Tyneside.

Early Years & Foundation Stage

NTMEH provides a range of services and support to Early Years and Foundation Settings (EYFS) in North Tyneside including in-class music support and CPD sessions for all settings.

First & Primary Schools

NTMEH provides a range of services and support to First and Primary settings in North Tyneside through our Service Level Agreement (SLA).

Middle & Secondary Schools

NTMEH provides a range of services and support to Middle and Secondary School settings in North Tyneside.

Whether it’s developing people’s skills and knowledge through training or bringing colleagues together at an event, our teams deliver training and events that reflect your current needs.

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