Spa's music curriculum aims to equip pupils so that they will:
Spa's music curriculum, as part of our overarching curriculum model, is designed with our curriculum drivers in mind:
Charanga is used as a tool to implement our music curriculum. Throughout 2021/22, a transitional curriculum is in place, addressing key gaps in knowledge.
|1. Listen & Appraise||Our curriculum gives a range of opportunities to listen and appraise music through historical periods to present day.|
|2. Musical Activities - Sing||Singing is at the heart of all the musical learning.|
|3. Musical Activities - Playing instruments||Playing instruments with the song to be learnt – tuned/un-tuned classroom percussion and an option to play any band instrument. A sound-before-symbol approach is used but scores are provided as an understanding of notation is introduced to the children|
|4. Musical Activities - Improvise||Improvising with the song using voices and instruments occurs in some Units of Work|
|5 Musical Activities - Compose||Composing with the song using instruments occurs in some Units of Work|
|6. Perform||Share what has taken place during the lesson and work towards performing to an audience.|
Please find below the key documents referred to throughout this page.