Music

Key Curriculum Drivers

Music supports our wider curriculum vision through our key drivers in the following ways:

Curriculum DriversHow Music supports this driver
To know about the WorldChildren study Music through the key concepts of appreciate, compose and explore.
High levels of oracyChildren will learn to sing and use their voices to create and compose their own music. Children will perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres and styles.
To have ambitionChildren will explore how music is created, produced and communicated. Children will have the opportunity to discover and explore a range of musical instruments. Children will explore the inter-related dimensions of music including; pitch, tempo, duration, dynamics, timbre, texture and structure and appropriate musical notations.


Music Key Concepts

Our Music curriculum is based around these key concepts that will support children's development in the subject area, aiming towards our vision.

Key ConceptI am a musician because...
Appreciate...I can listen to, review and evaluate a range of music.
Compose...I can use my voice and other instruments to create music of my own.
Explore...I understand how music is created, produced and communicated. I have a bank of musical technical vocabulary.