Below are free secondary music teaching resources for teachers in UK schools at KS3 and KS4 level to help you save time spent on lesson planning. Secondary school music teachers may find these websites useful for developing their own lesson plans or for signposting their pupils to innovative online content.
Key Stage 3
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Kids site is a guide to instruments, orchestras and composers.
Teachers can learn about Starting a School Band or Orchestra with the Music by Arrangement website.
Key Stage 4
Animated Music Theory Lessons are provided by a website that includes lessons, exercises and useful tools.
A fantastic independant source, Miss Ward Music provides great summaries on genres, assessment and areas of study.
We hope you find these free teaching resources for music teachers to be very useful for Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 lesson planning.