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Building Confidence using Music in Early Childhood

A practical and interactive online six-week Zoom course is for anyone who wants to improve their skills and knowledge in early years music

Early Childhood Music Practitioners Rosie Walton, Charlotte Gibbs and Jane Parker have joined forces to deliver this popular course.  It is brought to you by a partnership between The Gloucestershire Songscape Project and SoundWaves Network SW, both funded by Youth Music.

Past course attendees said:

I have loved this course! My understanding of the importance of music for early years has grown no end. I would definitely recommend it to any of my practitioners if the opportunity arose again. Thank you. (EYFS Pre-School Manager)

Thank you for such a rich, engaging and useful course. Each week I have taken away something that I can practically use within my setting. (Reception Class Teacher and Acting Headteacher)

Thank you so SO much. It has really inspired me to connect with children musically. I have learnt so much over the 6 sessions and have loved the practical songs, opportunities to practise together and understanding the purpose/why along with information, videos/real life examples. I feel I have left with a wealth of resources to use and share with staff in my setting.   Thank you again, you are amazing! (EYFS Lead and Teacher) 


The course will cover:

  • Confidence in delivering simple singing games, rhymes and instrumental work
  • Musical play and how to support it through adult interaction
  • Identifying and celebrating children’s musical achievement. 

Who is this course for? 

  • Early Childhood Practitioners / Teachers / Childminders
  • Music Practitioners
  • Students 

Training Session Dates

Monday 4 March 2024 | Monday 11 March 2024  | Monday 18 March 2024  | Monday 15 April 2024  | Monday 22 April 2024 | Monday 29 April 2024


Training Course Details and Prices

£20 – Full time students / unemployed

£35 –Early Childhood Practitioners / Teachers / Childminders / Music Practitioners

£50 – Everyone else  

Proof of eligibility will be requested for those booking a place on a reduced fee.  

We hope you can join us at this live event – it is interactive and you will get more from it by joining us in real time.  In case you just can’t make it occasionally this event will be recorded. All those who book will receive a copy of each week’s recording and handout, this available for a limited time after the event.

Closing date midnight Wednesday 21 February 2024.  No late bookings will be accepted. Joining instructions will be sent out on Tuesday 27 February 2024

Dates & Times

  • Mon 4 Mar 2024

    7.30pmvia Zoom
    More Info plus Not Online
    • Details: Please contact earlyyears@takeart.org if you have any questions
    • Price: £20 – Full time students / unemployed £35 – Early Childhood Practitioners / Teachers / Childminders / Music Practitioners £50 – Everyone else