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For free resources that include units of work with lesson plans, go to the free teaching units page here.

The sites listed below are sites that provide useful free resources but no or limited associated planning/guidance:

Sound effects library and more

Site covering world music with a combination of free and paid for resources

Composer biographies with music links

A huge variety of free to download sound clips and effects as well as images

Online games for instruments, concepts etc.

Oregon Symphony Orchestra
Stories with instruments of the orchestra aimed at Reception and KS1

A huge variety of short samples for different purposes, searchable by various criteria - free sign-up required for full access

The Daily Download - free piece of classical music to download every weekday

YouTube Studio - royalty-free music and sound effects, free to download.
Click the "audio library" button that appears in the list to the left; filter/search available

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