Music is a unique way of communicating that can inspire and motivate children. It is a vehicle for personal expression and it can play an important part in the personal development of people. Music reflects the multicultural society we live in, and so the teaching and learning of music enables children to better understand the world they live in. Besides being a creative and enjoyable activity, music can also be a highly academic and demanding subject. It also plays an important part in helping children feel part of a community. We provide opportunities for all children to create, play, perform and enjoy music in small groups, with their class, the whole school and within the wider community.
Here’s what the children have to say:
It helps us express ourselves and show how much we love music. – Charlotte
Music is powerful and helps us to communicate with everyone. – Holly
We like music because of the different styles and it makes us happy. – Daisy
Music helps us to learn different types of instruments and exercise our voices. – James
Music is really good for our mental health. – Ciaran
You can tell people what’s happened in your life through music. – Tyler
It makes you smile – Morgan
It helps us work as a team and focus more in our other lessons because we’re more relaxed. – Nicolas
It helps develop our listening skills. - Dante
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