Key Stage 4 resources

We have created a list of resources that you can use from home. Follow the links below to find out about these resources suitable for Key Stage 4 (KS4), children aged 14-16.


A free, downloadable multi-track audio editor. 

Using this software, it is possible to set students a task to create soundscapes in response to particular images using sounds and samples from free-to-use websites such

Alternatively, set a project to collect ‘found sounds’ from home using their phones to edit in Audacity with the aim of creating their own beats.

BBC Teach: Ten Pieces

For pupils, teachers and ensemble leaders to open up the world of classical music to children and young people. Explore exciting films, lesson plans, instrumental arrangements and live events!

BBC Teach: Class Clips

Music technology: A series of clips aimed at informing and enabling music students to understand the techniques and technology involved in music making.

Beat Goes On

Daily online YouTube Body Percussion sessions with former STOMP cast member Ollie Tunmer.

Berlin Philharmoniker - Digital Concert Hall

Digital Concert Hall: The Berlin Philharmonic is closed - so they will come to you! Redeem the voucher code BERLINPHIL to receive free access to all concerts and films.

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Performing, composing and reference; projects for pupils and teachers, complete with resources.

Classic FM

A list of upcoming free, streamed concerts.

Connect Resound

Concerts and projects to watch.

Resources connected with Resound projects.

Friday Afternoons by Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings led singing project connecting teachers and young people with contemporary composers, through creating high quality repertoire and resources.

Guitar Down Under

Solo classical guitar Grade 1-Grade 5. Pieces in staff notation and tablature.

Chords and lyrics to a range of pop songs.


Incredibox is a music app that lets you create your own beatbox music. Choose a musical style and start to lay down, record and share your mix.


Create, play back and print beautiful sheet music with free and easy to use music notation software MuseScore. For Windows, Mac and Linux.


A range of resources including: listening, virtual learning, Kodaly, instrument tutorials, music performance, and music technology.

Music Education Whizz

A collection of 21st Century music education resources - free and charged for packages and activities available.

Musical Futures

Playalongs: school closures pack.

Music Tech Teacher

Quizzes, games, lessons, worksheets and other resources for teachers and students.

Royal Opera House learning platform

Create and sing, dance, design and make: creative learning with digital activities, films, lesson plans, and resources.

Sing Up

Sing Up's collection of resources which you can share with your pupils to keep them learning and singing outside of school. Download videos, songs, including performance tracks and song lyrics, and activity bundles with worksheets for your pupils. You can upload the files to your own school VLE or simply send them straight to your pupils.


Record, mix and share music online together with millions of Soundation users.

Theory Rocks

Music theory on YouTube, for ages 13 and up.

The Music Interactive

Classroom, home and instrumental activites, apps and games.

Warwick Music

Performance opportunity: Online Festival until 30 June 2020.

Instrumental resources for brass instruments: for teachers, students, and parents.

8 Notes

Loads of categorised guitar music from beginner to advanced Rock riffs.

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