The teaching of music is based upon the fact that it is a creative and social art to be enjoyed. Children have the opportunity to enjoy musical experiences through listening, singing, movement and dance and by playing tuned and un-tuned percussion.
"Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. A high-quality music education should 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. As pupils progress, they should develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose, and to listen with discrimination to the best in the musical canon.”
In our school, we teach Music as a separate lesson. During the autumn term 2016 we began and explored activities within Walsall's recommended scheme of work, known as Charanga Music, to enhance some music lessons.
We also have a weekly singing assembly, during which the children are taught the songs that will be sung as part of the celebration and parent assemblies for that term. We also use a range of instruments played by some of the children to accompany and enhance these songs.
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