Terry Hogan currently works in Holly Park school and is a highly experienced Music teacher, particularly skilled at inspiring and motivating teachers and pupils to engage in high quality Music lessons. He has worked as a primary Music Advanced Skills Teacher for Barnet and, previously, as a Leading Music Teacher for Islington.
Terry can offer support in the following areas: in-class support (modelling lessons and team- teaching); rhythm activities and African drumming; getting reluctant singers to sing; raising standards of choral singing; musical creativity and composition; music technology; music curriculum design and developing a scheme of work; INSET for whole staff; firing up enthusiasm for music in your school. Terry’s career began as a primary school class teacher in Islington and he has also worked as a professional musician. He gained a Master’s degree in 2008 in Music Education and is currently working on a university research project involving raising standards of children’s singing across the country. He has worked at Islington Music Centre and Southwark Music Centre specialising in African drumming, composition and directing choirs. Terry prepared a 100-strong Barnet choir which sang at the BBC’s ‘Children in Need’ event and Terry and one of his school choirs recently performed at the House of Lords.
Ros Savournin is Director of Learning and Participation for Barnet Education Arts Trust where she supports schools across Barnet with music festivals, CPD and resources.
Ros is very experienced in supporting both specialist and non-specialist teachers and she can help your school develop and improve your music offer whatever the starting point. This could take the form of staff INSET, mentoring individuals, team teaching or skilled observation of music teaching for your performance management cycle; content could include inspiring and building confidence in leading practical music making, effective planning and assessment for progress in music, raising standards in singing/choirs, making the most of your music cupboard and developing whole school music provision in the light of recent publications The Model Music Curriculum and Ofsted Research Review Series: Music.
Ros is a specialist music teacher and adviser with a wealth of experience acquired during more than 20 years working in schools and music hubs and also for choirs, community music projects, opera companies and orchestras. In addition to her BEAT role, she is also the Specialist Music Teacher at Woodridge Primary School.