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Music

The Music Subject Leader is: Miss Helen Abbott

habbott@fitzwilliam.wakefield.sch.uk

Music Statement

At Fitzwilliam Primary School we make music an enjoyable learning experience. We encourage children to participate in a variety of musical experiences through which we aim to build up the confidence of all children. Our teaching focuses on developing the children’s ability to sing in tune and with other people. Through singing songs, children learn about the structure and organisation of music. We teach them to listen and to appreciate different forms of music. As children get older, we expect them to maintain their concentration for longer and to listen to more extended pieces of music. Children develop descriptive skills in music lessons when learning about how music can represent feelings and emotions. We teach them the disciplined skills of recognising pulse and pitch. Also, we teach the children how to work with others to compose music and perform for an audience.

 

Muisc in the curriculum

 

  • We plan using the National Curriculum.
  • We enhance the curriculum using progression grids.
  • Subject Progression grids are used to develop long term planning.
  • Teachers use the long term planning to plan units of work and deliver individual lessons.

Please see school's Music documents below including: Music intent, implication and impact statement, Music Policy, Music Progression Grids, Music Scheme of Work and School development plan.


  • Part of:Inspire
  • Aspire Teaching School
  • National Teaching School
  • National Teaching School