Alexander, G. and Sutton, J. (2019) The Teacher’s Palette: ‘Creative and Holistic Learning Spaces’, in Ogier, S. (ed.) A Broad and Balanced Curriculum in Primary Schools London: Learning Matters/SAGE Publications
Alexander, G. and Sutton, J. (2018) ‘Thinking Outside the Box: How can you maximize the potential of the learning and teaching environment?’, in Carden, C. (ed.) Primary Teaching: An exploration of learning and teaching in primary schools today. London: Learning Matters/SAGE Publications
Big Sing (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022). Julie, together with Severn Arts, has been involved in organising the Big Sing since 2015; a singing workshop involving over 2,000 children from local primary schools.
The Armed Man (2017, 2014). Music Lead for University singers involved in Performance of Armed Man with children from local high schools, held in Worcester Cathedral.
Payne, J. (2009) Continuing Professional Development in the Primary Classroom: Towards a broader way of working within the Arts, with a particular focus on Music. 5th Annual ESCalate ITE Conference, Glyndwr University, Wrexham: Initial Teacher Education towards a new era
Payne, J. (2009), New Approaches to Primary Music in ITE. UCET Annual Conference 2009: New & Continuing Perspectives in Teacher Education
McKerr, L & Payne, J. (2011) The Vital Role of the Arts in the Development of the Childs Learning, Thinking and Social Skills. NSEAD International Conference, University of Chester: The Centrality of Art, Design and Performing Arts to Education
Externally funded projects:
Sutton, J. (2020) Principal Lead for an externally funded music education project with Severn Arts: ‘A research project into the quality of Music Education in Worcestershire schools; initial findings’.
Payne, J. (2011), The use of e-portfolios in teaching music: a project with ITE students, Teaching Development Agency (TDA) TiLT Research grant (£5000)Payne, J., Savage, M. and Robinson, C. Training and Development Agency (2011) Using ICT to support Music Education Research Grant: Primary Music: Wider Opportunities