Our music curriculum has been specifically tailored to meet the unique context of our school. It is designed to be broad and balanced, providing all pupils with the opportunity to master their learning and deepen their knowledge, making sense and giving purpose as to why we learn about music. Teachers will provide pupils with challenging big questions about music, which will help them change and transform our society, putting their faith into action.
At St. Edmund's we believe that music helps to encourages pupils to express themselves and to become confident performers. The music curriculum allows pupils to gain compositional skills and pupils are given the opportunity to explore different instruments and different types of musical genre.
We recognise the importance of our local City and the opportunities it offers for pupils to get involved in local Music festivals and competitions. We also allow pupils to recognise and describe a range of music genres through the curriculum.
We aim to build high levels of competence in the subject specific skills of:
- Transcribe and Describe