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Welcome to the NCEM Education Resource section. Please note that you must register before you can access any of the resource pages - except for the Melody Monkey songbook (which is available to order from the NCEM).

    Melody Monkey's Songbook
    A songbook packed with ideas for exciting music making with Early Years. This songbook is for sale.
    Venus and Adonis
    A teaching resource for Key Stage 2, exploring John Blow's opera, late seventeenth-century folk music, and life in Restoration England.
    Happy Birthday, dear Henry
    A teaching resource for Key Stages 2 and 3 commemorating the 350th anniversary of the birth of composer Henry Purcell. This resource is free.
    Mantra: Musical Conversations Across the Indian Ocean
    A learning resource for Key Stages 3 and 4 exploring the fusion between Indian music and the music of Renaissance Europe. This resource is free.
    Alcuin and the Carolingian Renaissance
    A teaching resource for Key Stages 2 and 3, exploring music, art and literature from Saxon times. This resource is free.