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Helen Tierney RESOURCES FOR MUSIC TEACHERS

Helen Tierney has worked as a Head of Music in comprehensive schools for 27 years. She was Advanced Skills Teacher for Secondary Music in Barnet for 13 years.She now works freelance in music education and community music. Her work has included working with music in prisons, dementia units and eating disorder clinics and she also examines for ABRSM. She has been a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus since 1996 .

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Helen Tierney has worked as a Head of Music in comprehensive schools for 27 years. She was Advanced Skills Teacher for Secondary Music in Barnet for 13 years.She now works freelance in music education and community music. Her work has included working with music in prisons, dementia units and eating disorder clinics and she also examines for ABRSM. She has been a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus since 1996 .
Year 9 Songwriting Project

Year 9 Songwriting Project

A starting powerpoint to generate lessons for a Year 9 work on song composition.Using 2 set-works by Moby and Rihanna it sets up students for group work in following lessons.Can be a shorter scale or generate work for full half term.
Helen Tierney
MUSIC BASELINE ASSESSMENTS for Year 7

MUSIC BASELINE ASSESSMENTS for Year 7

A series of 4 assessments covering the different aspects of KS3 music .Support documents for this include a lesson plan for the lesson introducing the assessments. The whole resource can be delivered in two, three or four weeks depending on timetable and the students' needs. There is also a suggested marking system which can be adapted to suit the school's assessment system at KS3
Helen Tierney
EDEXCEL GCSE MUSIC  71 Set work Revision resources  AOS 1,2,3 & 4

EDEXCEL GCSE MUSIC 71 Set work Revision resources AOS 1,2,3 & 4

A package of 71 EDEXCEL GCSE music revision resources and activities, tried and tested with hundreds of students- suitable all abilities and bundled up here so you can dip in when it suits. Suitable for introducing topics as well as revision right up to the exam. Excellent value- with all set works covered.
Helen Tierney
WORLD MUSIC at a glance KS3/4 sheets

WORLD MUSIC at a glance KS3/4 sheets

Key words and concepts from 4 areas of World music Caribbean / Indonesian / Indian / African set out for easy first access for teachers new to topics. KS3 and GCSE typical knowledge requirements laid down
Helen Tierney
Scheme of Work for VIVALDI'S WINTER KS3

Scheme of Work for VIVALDI'S WINTER KS3

A selection of classroom resources suitable for KS3 to introduce students to concept of a set work or KS4 introduction to BAROQUE and the WINTER CONCERTO .A Ppt for guided listening to all 3 movements, research sheet, creative task brief sheet and mix and match homework or cover work sheet.
Helen Tierney
KS3 IMPRESSIONIST COMPOSITION PROJECT RESOURCE PACK

KS3 IMPRESSIONIST COMPOSITION PROJECT RESOURCE PACK

Resource pack including lesson plan, composition brief sheet, improvisation aid, assessment mark scheme, differentiated brief sheet,homework task, Ppt and listening exercise .Useful as bridging unit in KS3 to give a taster of set work and composition style tasks.
Helen Tierney