Learning at St George's

Music

Our vision is to create a music curriculum where every child has the opportunity to participate, excel and be proud of their achievements

Key Skills

Perform, listen to with appreciation 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, to create and compose music on their own and with others, have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence.

Understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations.

Progression

 Foundation Stage

Music Express Scheme of Work

Nursery Rhymes, songs, and stories

Key Stage 1

Music Express Scheme of Work

Nursery Rhymes, songs and stories

Drumming Tuition

Key Stage 2

Music Express Scheme of Work

Ocarina Tuition

Experiences

We provide our children with many musical opportunities and here are just a few of them:

  • Stay and Play Sessions
  • Annual Music Festivals
  • Singing at Beoley Road Sheltered Accommodation
  • Recording a Christmas CD
  • Young Voices (January 2014)
  • Assemblies
  • Church Services (Harvest, Christmas, Easter, Leavers)
  • Visit to Symphony Hall (Years 2 and 3 in 2014)
  • Palace Theatre: Music Celebration Evening
  • A range of visitors, for example, a string quartet