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Music Class

Welcome to Musical Contexts

An online filing cabinet of tried and tested instant, ready-made fresh ideas and inspiring music resources for all Primary and Secondary Music Classrooms.

Fully-resourced topic-based Primary units and complete KS3 Music Curriculum Plan, Cover, Forms Quizzes, Tests and Assessments, History, Theory, Warm-Ups, Christmas Music, Seasonal Quizzes, Baseline Assessments, Ensemble Performing Arrangements and much more!

To access the resources you have two options:

  • Head to the Resources Shop to purchase resources individually.

  • Access the 99 Zone to download resources (access can be purchased via the Resources Shop).  If you have a 'username and password', simply combine them both (all lowercase) to form your new single password for access to the 99 Zone.

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Featured Music Resources

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Ensemble Performing Arrangements

Each flexible ensemble performing classroom arrangement comes with a Lead Sheet with treble clef melody, lyrics and chords, a Full Score (melody, chords and bass line), Parts (with and without note names and a B flat melody part) and Information Sheet.  Arrangements include tempo, dynamics and articulation markings as appropriate.

Exam Day

Music Cover Work

Music Festivals, Music Puzzles, My Music, Elements of Music, Comprehensions, Music 'Passports', General Music Cover Activities and even two packs of Christmas Music Cover work!  Musical Contexts has all your planned and emergency music cover work ready for you, including any unexpected room moves or dreaded 'silent' music lessons in exam time.

Sheet Music

Music History

Inside Baroque, Classical and Romantic Music Forms Quizzes, WCT Music History Knowledge Organisers and History of Music WCT Comprehensions - essential resources for supporting your teaching and your pupil's learning of music history of the Western Classical Tradition at KS3, GCSE/KS4 and AS and A-Level/KS5.

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Build Your Own Secondary/KS3 Music Curriculum

Musical Contexts' brand new "Build Your Own Secondary KS3 Music Curriculum" features fully-resourced lesson bundles and units for you to sequence and structure in an way that best suits your school, pupils, resources and curriculum aims and intents to create your own bespoke Secondary KS3 Music Learning Journey that works for you!

Contact Musical Contexts

Please complete the form on the right with any queries, help or support you may require and I will endeavour to respond to you as quickly as possible.  Alternatively, please email

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My name is Rob Blythe

As an organist and accompanist, I founded Musical Contexts in 2008 where my passion and drive for creating quality music resources was realised.  I have taught music in schools in Surrey, Hampshire, London and Northumberland and along with my Cert Ed. gained a First Class Honours in Music and Classical Studies with the Open University in 2013. 

I am currently Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church, Shamley Green in the Surrey Hills. 

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