Training & CPD

CMEH Training Opportunities

The CMEH supports teachers in school as well as other music educators by offering a range of training opportunities throughout the year.  Training is usually arranged based on demand, therefore if you have any specific training requests or ideas, please let us know!

First Access Training for music practitioners

5th September at Truro School, 9.00 - 3.30 (please note change of date)

Cornwall Music Education Hub Annual Conference

13th October at dBs Music in Pool - Conference Flyer

A day of inspiring workshops for both primary and secondary music educators - 

  • GCSE grade moderation for performance & composition - EdexcelEduqas
  • Composition and Improvisation - Primary
  • Introduction to music tech
  • DJing
  • Music for Writing
  • Ableton
  • Accessible Music making with technology  - Open Up Music
  • Vocal workshop
  • Songwriting

 For bookings, go to www.cornwallcpdonline 

Support for school staff 

In addition to large scale performance events, cluster projects and training programmes, the Hub has commissioned a small team of music specialists to work with schools and support the skill development of their teachers:

Vocal Support - Angela Renshaw -

The Hub's Vocal Strategy Lead.  Angela can visit schools, both primary and secondary, to develop their singing activities and help schools to set up their own choirs.

VOICES Twilight Meetings

Angela Renshaw will again be offering free Twilight Vocal Support Meetings as part of the CMEH Vocal Strategy. We would like to invite vocal leaders and music co-ordinators from both Primary and Secondary Schools to attend.  The meetings will focus on the Cornwall Singing Schools Awards.

Progression & Ensembles - Janet Elston - 

Janet is employed by the Cornwall Music Service Trust but commissioned by the Hub to lead on its Progression and Ensemble Strategy as well as being the Director of the Hub's Cornwall Youth Wind Orchestra.  Janet is able to visit schools to support them in setting up their own ensemble opportunities or to discuss musical progression in their schools.

Primary Support

We have commissioned Music Curriculum specialists to work with schools,  either through projects or one off training visits (eg INSET).  If you would like to arrange for one of these specialists to visit your school, please email them directly or contact the Hub Manager, 

West Cornwall Contact - Christine Judge -

North Cornwall Contact - Georgina Bridle - 

East and Mid Cornwall Contact -Phil Montgomery-Smith -

Summer Term Twilight Dates:

The purpose of these meetings is to update schools on what support and projects are available plus they offer an opportunity to share resources.  

These meetings are free to attend but please contact Christine, Phil or Georgina in advance to confirm attendance: (Penwith & Truro) (Liskeard and St Austell) (St Tudy)

Secondary Support

Patrick Bailey is leading the secondary support programme on behalf of the Hub and will be working with secondary school music teachers and Heads of Music throughout the year.  For further information or to arrange a visit, contact Patrick -

Secondary Twilight Meetings

Summer Term

Content will be around GCSE specifications – a network event to share and discuss resources.

Autumn Term

A network event to discuss setting grade 4/5 boundaries, with break-out spaces for each board.

19th & 21st September - Venues to be confirmed 

Contact Patrick Bailey to book your free place at these sessions - 



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