Minute Of Listening

Bring creative listening back to the classroom in a minute

Minute of Listening is an innovative and groundbreaking digital tool that introduces children to a wealth of exciting sonic experiences and offers teachers creative new ways to deliver a number of areas of the school curriculum.

Over 30,000 children have experienced Minute of Listening since it was piloted in 2011.

 Suitable for all primary-aged children

  • 60 seconds of creative sound and music for every day of the school year
  • Introduces active listening into the classroom
  • Encourages creative responses and enquiry across a range of curriculum areas
  • Supports development of cognitive skills in a fun and inclusive way

Suitable for generalist primary and specialist music teachers

  • Intuitive and simple to use, responsive and flexible for different activities and subject areas
  • Over 250 musical contributions, including field recordings, historical classics and music by living composers 
  • Expertly selected and curated by Sound and Music, the UK’s national charity for new music
  • Endorsed by educational hubs and partners 
  • A cost effective and fun way to engage children through ICT 

Let’s get listening! 


How it works