- Music is an entitlement for all children and it is education is for life.
- Music enhances children’s learning and their whole experience at school.
- To give all pupils a wide range of musical experiences to develop as a confident, resilient and motivated individuals; inspired to achieve and inspired to believe.
- Promote music within the school and integrate it within the curriculum.
- Raising the profile of music in school that contributes to raising the profile of the school in the local area. It is important that children see what their peers are doing through performance opportunities. It is also essential that the right people see all of the work we do; parents, teachers or governors as well as the wider community.
- A programme of lessons taught for progression and depth and appropriate challenge opportunities within these lessons. Teachers to deliver Charanga Musical School Units of Work to enable children to understand musical concepts through a repetition-based approach to learning which enables a more secure, deeper learning and mastery of musical skills.
- Differentiated and deeper learning for each child that constantly builds through each step/lesson, unit and year.
- Weekly singing assemblies.
- Extra-curricular activities and clubs, including choir.
- Children to have access to well organised and well-resourced instruments.
- Groups to perform at a local events and other performance opportunities
- Watching and taking part in concerts.
- Assemblies and productions.
- Specialist teaching for particular year groups.
- Productions for EYFS and years 2, 4 and 6.
- Musicians invited into school for demo concerts and workshops.
- Organise participation in performance opportunities outside school. For example, in year 3, children visit the 02 to take part in Young Voices.
- Children to have an embedded understanding of musical skills and concepts.
- Children enthused about music and everything will grow from there.
- Children to develop new musical skills and concepts, and re-visit established musical skills and concepts.
- Speaking and performing with confidence.
- Confidence to perform and evaluate performances.
- Enriched education through performance opportunities.
- Resilient learning.
Wednesday 25 May 2022 Young Voices This week we took two year groups (Years 3 and 4) to the O2 in London to perform in Young Voices, which is the largest youth choir in the world. We took part in singing with approximately 8000 children. The atmosphere was phenomenal and the children had an experience of a lifetime !
Thursday 10 February 2022 Composer of the Month - Camille Saint-Saëns The Aqaurium:https://youtu.be/oCUtOKsmOZ8
Thursday 10 February 2022 Music Update Year 6 have begun to experiment with the programming of midi sounds over the last two weeks. They have been using Band Lab and an external midi keyboard to trigger and record instruments. The children have also begun to develop an understanding of chords and structure. They will eventually be using all of the skills they learnt to create their own composition.