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 Music

The music curriculum is in Key Stage 2 aims to further develop the children’s musical skills through performing, listening and composing.

Children will have the opportunity to:

  Perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing instruments.
  Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes.
  Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory.
  Use and understand staff and other musical notations as a way of communication through music.
  Appreciate and understand a wide range of live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians.
  Develop an understanding of the history of music.

In addition to class-based music lessons, there will be a variety of extra-curricular music activities, e.g. Destiny Choir (Year 3 & 4), Descant Choir (Years 5 & 6), Ukulele Club, Percussion Ensembles, Beginner String Orchestra and Beginner Wind Orchestra.

The children will have the opportunity to take up instrumental tuition on Brass, Percussion, String and Wind instruments. Once children reach a certain standard of performing there will be a number of opportunities to perform at concerts and events throughout the year.