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Little Leigh Primary School

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Music Intent 

At Little Leigh Primary School, it is our intent that we make music an enjoyable learning experience. We encourage children to participate in a variety of musical experiences through which we aim to build up the confidence of all children. Our teaching focuses on developing the children’s ability to understand rhythm and follow a beat. Through singing songs, children learn about the structure and organisation of music. We teach them to listen and to appreciate different forms of music. Children develop descriptive language skills in music lessons when learning about how music can represent different feelings, emotions and narratives. We also teach technical vocabulary such as volume, pitch, beat and rhythm and encourage children to discuss music using these terms.

Curriculum Content

Below are some examples of Music based Knowledge Organisers and how Music is embedded into the curriculum.

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Trips and Enrichment Visits

Children from KS2 choir have been involved with local history and cultural events.

Year 5 classes took part in a singing experience which involves the local town.

Linked in with our Growth Mindset and Personal Best ethos, children are encouraged to develop their pupil character.

KS2 Choir sing in local residential homes, especially at Christmas time.

Cultural capital is built into the curriculum with trips to music events such as Young Voices, singing at Chester Cathedral and Cheshire Show.

Music workshops from BBC Philharmonic have been arranged for KS1 children.

Children  focus on a famous composer in each year group.

Our Wonderful Experiences

Check back over the next term to see our blogs and exciting musical experiences.

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