At Saviour, our music curriculum is designed to meet the aims of the National Curriculum.
- We aim to build a musical curriculum which develops learning and results in the acquisition of knowledge and improved well-being.
- We aim to promote a love of music and singing across a broadened curriculum.
To build a musical curriculum which develops learning and results in the acquisition of knowledge and improved well-being.
- We have a clear and comprehensive scheme of work in line with the National Curriculum through Charanga.
- Teaching and Learning shows progression across all Key Stages within the strands for music.
- We have a professional, peripatetic teacher from One Education who works with Year 3 and is currently teaching the children to play the ukulele.
- Children from Year 4 have the option to play the pBone in a small group with a professional teacher.
- Teachers try to sing songs related to a broad range of curriculum areas to enrich and stimulate learning.
- All children sing regularly in assemblies.
To promote a love of music and singing across a broadened curriculum.
- Children access extra-curricular musical participation opportunities through the school choir which is led by a skilled singing teacher.
- All children get the experience of singing to a wider audience through regular showcases. In the Autumn term, each class learnt a song by a Manchester band and sang this in front of the school and parents.
- Each class will have the opportunity to compose a song about Manchester with a composer.
- Every year, a class has signed up to Singaround providing them with the opportunity to sing in front of an audience and other schools.
- Children is Year 2, 3 and 4 sing Christmas carols in front of an audience in our local church.
- Children enter singing competitions to provide a purpose and motivation for singing.
- Visitors are invited to school to sing to the children or to teach them to play an instrument.