Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. The aim of our music curriculum is to engage and inspire our children to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity, and sense of achievement. Our intention is that our children gain a firm understanding of what music is and develop an enjoyment of it through listening, singing, playing, composing, analysing, and evaluating a wide range of music from all genres.
As musicians our children will:
- Perform, listen to, review, and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and musicians
- Learn to sing and to use their voices, to create and compose music on their own and with others
- Have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence
- Understand and explore how music is created, produced, and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure, and appropriate musical notations.