The National Curriculum for music aims to ensure that all pupils;
• Perform, listen to, review and evaluate music
• Be taught to sing, create and compose music
• Understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated.
At Bridgewater our aim is to provide our children with an engaging, exciting and empowering curriculum that equips them for today and tomorrow.
In Music our intent at Bridgewater is to ensure that all children can:
- 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 in Music lessons and Music assemblies.
- Create and compose music on their own and with others.
- Have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument over an entire academic year.
- Understand inter related dimensions of music such as pitch and tempo.
- Use and understand staff and musical notations.
- Attend live musical performances both in school and offsite.
- Have the opportunity to attend a range of high quality extra-curricular Music based clubs
- Have the opportunity to learn to play an instrument outside of curriculum time with peripatetic music teachers.
- Perform to a live audience during assemblies and concerts.