Music Lessons with Pupil Premium

Narrow the gap for your disadvantaged pupils

Secondary Unlimited Licence for ALL your Pupil Premium Students - £149 p.a.

Primary Unlimited Licence for ALL your Pupil Premium Students - £99 p.a.

Music Lessons with Pupil Premium

Gigajam’s Online Music School encouraging pupils to work together to learn a musical instrument and play in a band by harnessing technology. Gigajam can deliver music lessons with pupil premium so that ALL pupil premium students can have access to free instrumental lessons at school and from home 24/7.

Research indicates that the most effective strategies for narrowing the gap for our disadvantaged pupils is to provide effective feedback on their work and to immerse their learning with support, such as, Peer-to-Peer.

The single most effective strategy is improved pupil feedback, which should be an important part of a school’s drive to boost the quality of teaching and learning. Other low cost proven methods include teaching pupils to learn effectively and peer tutoring, where young people help each other to learn. Sutton Trust 

At the heart of Gigajam is our interactive software that enables learners to receive immediate feedback as they work through our lessons and perform their exercises. This feedback provides continual, formative and summative assessment.

Gigajam’s Online Music School encouraging pupils to work together to learn a musical instrument and play in a band. Gigajam can deliver music lessons with pupil premium so that ALL pupil premium students can have access to free instrumental lessons at school and from home 24/7. The cost is a fraction of a single pupil premium payment.

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Continual, Formative and Summative Assessment

Gigajam’s Online Music School means that ALL of your Pupil Premium students can learn to play a musical instrument free at the point of access.

Our interactive software enables them to work with our lessons for guitar, bass, keyboards and drums so they can learn an instrument and play in a band of their class mates.

 

Peer to Peer Learning

Gigajam was designed for classroom use where there is as much interaction between learners as there is between teachers and students. Students sat next to or near each other will discuss their performances and offer advice as to how to improve, using the analysis software as the basis for their discussions.

Analysis Software & Progress Tracking

Students receive immediate feedback from Gigajam’s award winning Xtractor and Analyser Software. Each exercise can the  be stored in the students e-Portfolio and teachers can view progress of every student in their class, right down to each exercise and every note played!

Six Steps to Learning with Gigajam

  1. Follow the interactive lessons
  2. Practice and develop skills with our interactive play along software (Xtractor Midi Player)
  3. Record & Analyse your performance (Xtractor Midi Recorder & Analyser)
  4. Recorded performances can be stored online in your e-Portfolio
  5. Performances stored online can contribute to accreditation (Music Grades from University of West London)
  6. Perform live in a band

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