Our music curriculum was reviewed in 2019/20 when we adopted the Charanga scheme for music. it will be reviewed in 2020/21 to ensure it remains fit for purpose.
At South Wingfield we believe that music is an essential part of a child’s education, therefore every child has the opportunity to participate in a wide range of musical activities during their school career.
Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. A high-quality music education should engage and inspire learners to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement.
Through our broad and balanced curriculum, opportunities to sing and learn instruments underpin learning and development not only within music as a subject but also through a cross-curricular approach. We want our children to foster a love of music within their learning through other subjects to aid learning and enjoyment.
We recognise that singing is a great starting point for musical learning and the development of many skills. We intend to create a strong and positive bond within our school and join the community together – marking significant moments by singing together and listening to music, like during singing assemblies, instrumental performances, musical visitors into school and special events in the calendar. Additionally, performances at different venues such as our Christmas carol concert and Young Voices aim to develop relationships.
Whilst at South Wingfield Primary school we aim for our children to meet the expectations of the National Curriculum. These are:
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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