Music

Music Vision and Intent

Vision statement

At Cavendish Community Primary School we are committed to engaging and inspiring children’s enthusiasm for music, in order to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. We will enable pupils to develop their musical skills in singing, listening, performing and composing as well as deepen their understanding of music across a wide range of genres, styles and traditions. We aim to provide pupils with the confidence and independence to explore a variety of different musical instruments, whilst teaching them how to use their voices and to sing with confidence and passion. As a school, we believe that music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity, and through the power of music, our children will embrace their own/other’s cultures and fuel their curiosity about music in the wider world.

 

Statement of Intent

We aim for pupils at Cavendish to:

  • Perform, listen to, review, 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 and play a musical instrument, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence.
  • Understand how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the related dimensions of pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations.

Contact the School

Cavendish Community Primary School

Cavendish Road
West Didsbury
Manchester
M20 1JG

Tel: 0161 445 1815
office@cavendish.manchester.sch.uk

SEN Contact: Mrs Hookes

SEN Email: s.hookes@cavendish.manchester.sch.uk

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