Sacred Heart CV Academy, St Peter's Avenue, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 1BL

01422 831360

Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Academy

'A community rooted in Love, growing in Faith and Truth. Learning with Christ in our hearts.'

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

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Music Curriculum Intent

Pupils will

  • ✓ be confident to compose, creating original, imaginative, and fluent work
  • ✓ be confident to perform their work to an audience
  • ✓ have an awareness of genres and an appreciation of different musical traditions and use this to critique each other’s work and compose their own
  • ✓ use musical terminology correctly at an age appropriate level
  • ✓ listen attentively to a variety of music and discuss the features of the piece
  • ✓ demonstrate an understanding of the historical, social, and cultural origins of music
  • ✓ have an interest and appreciation for music of all types

Music Curriculum Implementation

  • music will be taught as a discreet lesson each week in Key Stage one using Charanga
  • in half terms when performances are taking place music will be taught as part of the singing for the performance
  • in Key Stage 2 music will taught using a combination of lessons delivered by the class teacher using Charanga, and instrument and voice teaching by outside providers

Music Curriculum Impact

Pupils will:

  • be serious and attentive when listening to new types of music
  • able to discuss and evaluate music using the correct terminology
  • produce compositions using pitched instruments
  • understand the positive emotional and cultural impact of music
  • have a positive attitude and express their own interests in the subject
  • be ready for their next stage of study

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