Music Subject Leader:
Statement of Intent
Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity.
At St. Paul's we aim to offer the gift of music through a high-quality music education so that we can unlock the potential for every child to perform with confidence individually or collectively. We aim to engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. Whether exploring the range of the voice, the versatility of an instrument or the sheer joy of composition - each child has time to create, listen, express, appraise and collaborate.
In school, we use the Active Music Digital Scheme as a foundation for our music lessons.
In Early Years and Key Stage 1, the pupils are taught to:
In Key Stage 2, the pupils are taught to sing and play musically with increasing confidence and control. They should develop an understanding of musical composition, organising and manipulating structures and reproducing sounds from aural memory.
Pupils are taught to: