Music in the Classroom

LSO Discovery Music CPD for Primary teachers aims to develop confidence and strategies for using music in the classroom, focusing on a creative approach to music-making.

LSO Discovery offer a variety of training opportunities for Primary teachers from one-off Creative Days to our year-long Music in the Classroom programme. Find out more about our CPD activities below, and join us to keep music in the classroom.

Music in the Classroom Programme

Music in the Classroom is a year-long hands-on programme for Primary teachers and pupils in East London, regardless of musical or teaching experience.

Applications for 2018/19 are now open. For more information about the programme please click here.

Creative Days 2018/19

Led by LSO Animateur Rachel Leach and LSO musicians, LSO Discovery’s day-long workshops at LSO St Luke’s equip primary school teachers and other staff teaching music with the skills to use a creative and hands-on approach to classical music making in the classroom. 

Creative Day dates for 2018/19: Monday 15 October 2018, Monday 11 March 2019, Monday 29 April 2019.

For more information about Creative Days please click here.


For more information about LSO Discovery's CPD activity please contact Beth Kershaw, LSO On Track Projects Manager, on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 020 7382 2538.

LSO Music in the Classroom is generously supported by the Irving Memorial Trust, Steel Charitable Trust, Schroder Charity Trust and Bernarr Rainbow Trust.

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Teacher leading music session

Arts Award 

Arts Award is a range of unique qualifications that support anyone up to the age of 25 grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world.

Young people pursuing an Arts Award can fulfil part of their requirements through various LSO Discovery activities, including the Music in the Classroom Programme.

To find out more, click here.