ECT Subject Specific Enhancement MUSIC 2021-22

We are keen to ensure that all Early Career teachers have the opportunity to develop networks of subject specific enhancement to supplement their work on the Early Career Framework.  This training is open to all ECTs regardless of their ECF provider; we aim to be able to provide strong subject specific networks across our region.

The subject specific enhancement sessions for Music will take place as detailed below.  The method of delivery will be a combination of face-to-face at Sandringham School and a virtual meeting which will be confirmed prior to each session.

  • SESSION 1: Thursday, 2nd December 2021
  • SESSION 2: Thursday, 16th March 2022
  • SESSION 3: Thursday, 9th June 2022

Areas of Focus

Three sessions providing essential subject specific support in Year 1 of your Early Career journey.

Session 1:  Creative Planning for music at KS3 and KS4

Session 2:  Singing and Composition in the music classroom

Session 3:  Managing Coursework & Assessment at KS4 and KS5

Who is this course for?

Early Career Teachers

Meet the facilitators

Emma Beaton, Director of Learning for Music, Sandringham School

Emma Beaton has over 20 years of teaching experience across all key stages (including primary phases). Emma is a keen advocate of blended learning techniques and has led several workshops for colleagues and at seminars on this topic. Emma is an experienced faciliator/trainer and also works for Olevi, the Nationally CPD accreditor. Emma is passionate about music and arts education for all and hopes to inspire you with the confidence to plan and deliver an exciting music curriculum and give you the tools you need for longevity in the teaching world!

Amy Stothard, Director of Learning for Music, Sandringham School

Amy Stothard has been the Director of learning for music at Sandringham for 7 years. She is a highly experienced teacher with a passion for working with young people. Amy has an outstanding record of achieving top exam results with her students across Key stage 3,4 and 5 and takes a highly innovative approach to teaching and learning. She has a wealth of knowledge to share for teachers who aspire to leading and managing a successful music department in the future.

Emma and Amy have significant experience in working with early career teachers across Hertfordshire.