National Curriculum for Music
The national curriculum for music aims to ensure that all pupils:
- perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and musicians
- learn to sing and to use their voices, to create and compose music on their own and with others, have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence
- understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations.
At St. Wulstan’s, we encourage children to take part in our school choir as it is a great way of improving music skills and meeting new friends! The choir perform at the Great Harwood Christmas Lights Switch On, Sing Up at King George’s Hall and events in the community.
At St. Wulstan’s, we are very proud of watching our children perform. We perform wonderful Christmas and Easter plays where the children sing and collaborate with other art forms and year groups. Also, we hold weekly assemblies and often children sing songs linked to the theme. Our new focus is on whole school singing and this will be developed throughout the next year with opportunities to sing together during assembly time.
Music Programmes of Study