We follow a broad and balanced Music curriculum that builds on previous learning and provides both support and challenge for learners. We follow a Music scheme that follows the progression of skills and covers all aspects of the Music curriculum.
All classes will have a scheduled Music lesson each week that will link, where possible, to other areas of the curriculum. We want to ensure Music is embedded in our whole school curriculum and that opportunities for enhancing learning by using music are always taken. Music is taught each week and teachers plan from the National Curriculum objectives alongside lessons led by Hampshire Music Service specialists. Each year group has a long-term plan which outlines the learning journeys to be covered referring to the units in the National Curriculum. This is a progressive cyclical learning approach where learning is revisited over the course of each Key Stage, deepening their understanding each time.
By presenting our learning in this way, and allowing children the opportunity to deep their understanding, children have the opportunities to develop their singing and performance skills as well as learning about interrelated elements of music, and composing music using written notation. We develop children with the following essential characteristics to help them become musicians teaching them to: