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Music

We aim to provide an enjoyable, creative environment for music making and to
develop the children’s skills of listening and auditory discrimination. Children
are encouraged to experiment with as many sound sources as possible and to
record, compose, listen to and evaluate their own work. We hope to develop
co-operation and decision making through musical activities, to encourage the
children to create and perform with confidence, and to develop musical skills,
concepts and vocabulary. Traditional, modern and multi-cultural music form
part of our studies. Children are also given the opportunity to listen to, live
music as often as possible.
Extra-curricular activities include our Key Stage 2 Choir and Year 2 Choir.
Year 3 children are given the opportunity to learn to play the trumpet. A
charge is made for pupils who wish to receive flute, keyboard, trumpet,
clarinet, saxophone, violin or guitar lessons from a visiting tutor.
All Year 4 pupils are taught to play descant recorder during a whole class
music session.
The school holds the Artsmark Silver Award

Music Curriculum Overview