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!
Count Me In Conference - 'Ways In' with Cymaz Music and Headstart Kernow
25th May at Sands Resort, Newquay - 'Ways In' Flyer
Royal Opera House vocal training for primary schools - Create and Sing Carmen - FREE
9th June - The Sands Resort Newquay - ROH Training Flyer
Sing Up Training for Schools - FREE - Training Flyer
First Access Training for music practitioners
17th July at Truro School, 9.00 - 3.30
Cornwall Music Education Hub Annual Conference
13th October at dBs Music in Pool - Conference Flyer
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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 - email@example.com
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
West and mid Cornwall Contact - Christine Judge - email@example.com
North and East Cornwall Contact -Phil Montgomery-Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Term Twilight Dates:
Penwith Primary Twilight - 16.15 on 16th May at St Hilary School
Truro Transition Twilight - 16.15 on 14th June at Richard Lander School
East Cornwall Twilight - 16.15 on 14th June at Liskeard School & Community College
- Mid Cornwall Twilight - 16.15 on 27th June at Charlestown School
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 or Phil in advance to confirm attendance - email@example.com (Penwith & Truro) or firstname.lastname@example.org (East and Mid Cornwall)
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 - email@example.com
Many young people undertake leadership roles in music activities, both in and out of school. The CMEH recognises the important role these young leaders play in musical learning and also how leadership can contribute to the personal development of young people.
Secondary Twilight Meetings
Content will be around GCSE specifications – a network event to share and discuss resources.
- West - 11th July - 16.30 - 18.00 at dBs Music, Cornwall College Campus, Pool
- East - 14th July - 16.30 - 18.00 at Chy Trevail, Beacon Technology Park, Bodmin
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org