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Courses for School Teachers

To book any of the above courses please use our online booking form or call for more information. 

These courses have been designed especially for school teachers who have not had musical training. We promise a gentle approach and a confidence building experience!

Introduction to Classroom Music

This is a two-hour introductory course with practical activities illustrating the DaCapo approach. We will look at a variety of songs, percussion instruments and movement as well as learning about the methodology and background to the approach (Kodaly, Eurythmics and ethos).

Dates: 13 July ‘16, 7 September ’16, 4 January ’17  

£80


Pre-school / Foundation Stage Music

A two-hour training in how to involve children in music-making on a daily basis. We will look at songs from the DaCapo Toddler SongBook, age-specific activities and the use of props and carefully selected percussion.

Dates: 19 October ’16, 15 February ‘17

£80


Classroom / Curriculum Music

Foundation and Key Stage 1 – age 3-7

A one-day training for Foundation and Key Stage 1. This course gives a basic outline of the DaCapo approach to classroom music, working with singing, movement and use of percussion instruments. Participants will be given ideas of age appropriate activities and songs to develop particular musical skills and understanding. Resources available.

Dates: 9 November‘16, 15 March ’17 

£95


Classroom / Curriculum Music

Key Stage 2 – age 8-11

A one-day training for Key Stage 2. This course gives a basic outline of the DaCapo approach to classroom music, working with singing, movement and use of percussion instruments. Participants will be given ideas of age appropriate activities and songs to develop particular musical skills and understanding. Resources available.

Dates: 2 November ’16, 1 March ’17

£95


We also run a course that leads to the DaCapo Certificate in DaCapo Music Teaching in Foundation and Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2. This is an extended course running over two lots of two days throughout the academic year and resulting in a DaCapo classroom teacher’s certificate. This training includes monitoring, feedback and assessments. Courses are timetable individually to suit the course participants. Please get in touch for further details. 


To book any of the above courses please use our online booking form or call for more information. 



The DaCapo Music Foundation

Head Office c/o Wren Academy

Hilton Avenue, North Finchley

London, N12 9HB. 

Tel: 07342 134924

Saturday Music Centre based at Wren Academy, N12

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