Continuing Professional Development

FOR: Settings
DATES: Term Time - Various

Cambridgeshire Music is delivering Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for educational settings, teachers and music educators.

Our CPD develops all areas of professional practice, designed by our senior team or leading practitioners from the music education sector.

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Option 1: Annual Access to CPD and curriculum development support (£500 per setting)

• 3 x 1 hour curriculum support meetings with a Cambridgeshire Music UPS teacher
• Curriculum Development Support based on 3 hours work with a Curriculum Lead [normal price 3 hours x £50.90/hour = £152.70 subsidised by the hub]
• One-hour bespoke CPD for staff planned to meet requirements of setting.
• Access to all Cambridgeshire Music Schools CPD courses
• Access to termly network meetings
• CPD with Charanga

Option 2: In person and online training

All events will take place at the Cambridgeshire Music Centre in Histon (CB24 9LL) unless otherwise mentioned below and be available to access online (excluding Developing confident singing leaders)

Summer 2024

Wednesday 24th April - Becoming a music coordinator (3) - 4-5:30pm (£150 for three-part series) - webinar

Monday 13th May – SEND – Using music to support emotional and sensory regulation - 4-5pm (£30) – Venue: Cottenham Primary School

Tuesday 4th June – Discover: Vocal Care – 4-5.30pm (£30) - webinar

Wednesday 12th June – Music Technology in the Primary classroom – 4-5pm (£30) - webinar

Monday 1st July – Network meeting – Primary music – 4-5pm (£30 for 3, or free upon completion of our Schools Self-Assessment survey) - webinar

Monday 1st July - Network meeting – Secondary music – 4-5pm (£30 for 3, or free upon completion of our Schools Self-Assessment survey) - webinar

Option 3: Termly network meetings (Free – see details below)

• Free to access upon completion of your school or setting completing the Cambridgeshire Music Schools Self-Assessment survey. £30 for annual access without completed survey.
• Opportunity to network with teachers and music practitioners across the county in a safe environment.
• Opportunity to share examples of excellent pedagogical practice relating to music education
• Opportunity to gain support and advice and share experiences.

Option 4: Charanga CPD and training (FREE)

Fully Subsidised CPD training in partnership with Charanga for all Cambridgeshire primary and SEND schools will be running during the academic year at our base in Histon.

Getting More From Charanga Musical School - Complimentary CPD & Training
This Advanced CPD & Training event is a practical session for those already familiar with Charanga Musical School wanting to extend their use and knowledge of the programme.
We will explore the vast range of resources in the Freestyle section, the Assessment Framework, Charanga Sing and how to get the best from My Workspace, including creating and sharing lessons with your classes.

Venue: The Nene Infant & Nursery School, Norwich Road, Wisbech, PE13 2AP
Date & Time: Tuesday 21st May, 16:00-17:30

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Venue: Castle Camps CofE (Controlled) Primary School, Church Lane, Castle Camps, Cambridge, CB21 4TH
Date & Time: Wednesday 3rd July, 16:00-17:30

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Our CPD supports schools to achieve Artsmark (particularly evidence of CPD, Curriculum Design and Values and Ethos).

If you would like more information or an informal chat with one of our team, please email us at:

If you have an account with Cambridgeshire Music or would like to register, visit our website by clicking on the green button below.

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