On this page, you can discover additional resources and lesson plans that can help you use Minute of Listening in the classroom. Some resources refer to specific minutes within Minute of Listening whilst others can be used with minutes of your choice.
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Go Compose A Minute – Learning Resource
Explore using graphic scores in the classroom with our new learning resource, developed as part of the Go Compose A Minute project….
Celebrating Musical Role Models Lesson Plans
Celebrate Black musical histories all year round with this collection of lesson plans. They are for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage…
Minute of Listening Bristol Weekly Challenge
Our friends at Bristol Plays Music made 60 minutes of Bristol sounds which you can find here on the Minute of Listening…
This activity has been suggested by composer and educator Liz Dobson, who thought it would be interesting to find out what you…
International Women’s Day 2020
Celebrate and highlight the achievements of women composers and musicians throughout March by exploring our new International Women’s Day collection. We have…
From Listening to Composing
Being able to listen is a vital skill and listening to music from a range of traditions and times is an essential…
International Women’s Day Lesson Plans
Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March with our lesson plans and activities for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 classes! These can be…
Hull New Music Biennial
The New Music Biennial was a weekend-long celebration of new music that took place in Hull during the City of Culture celebrations…
Sounds to Pictures: story telling lesson plan
This is an English and Art-based activity that encourages pupils to relate sound to shapes and art by drawing or paining (either…
Sound Mapping worksheet
This worksheet encourages pupils to listen carefully to all the sounds around them and think about where they are as well as…
Sound Diary Worksheet
One way of encouraging pupils to listen carefully and creatively is by keeping a sound diary or logbook. Each child can use…