- Children develop their knowledge and skills in each subject over 2 years of teaching
- Children develop music skills which include being able to: Listen and appraise music, perform music, compose and transcribe music. These skills are built on and further developed each year. Children learn better as a result of a coherent sequence of lessons that builds towards a goal. Children develop an appreciation of the history of music and the work of great composers which inspires them and adds to their knowledge and cultural capital.
- Children’s musical vocabulary is improved across the Key Stage and is extensive by the end of Year 6. Children develop a love of music and develop their talents and increase their creativity. Children embed knowledge and use it fluently. Teachers produce clear next steps for children. Children know the end point for their learning and how the knowledge and skills taught in each lesson will help them get there. Musical vocabulary is clearly understood and stored in long term memory.
- Children of all abilities achieve in all lessons. The most disadvantaged children and children with SEND are given the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life. All children are taught a broad, rich curriculum.
- Children with particular abilities are nurtured and encouraged to take part in Peripatetic Music Lessons, subsidised by the school and Local Authority.