Music is a unique way of communicating that can inspire and motivate pupils. We work on the premise that all pupils are musical and have the innate ability to play, sing, listen, create and express themselves. We aim to provide learning experiences that are tailored to develop each pupil’s musical ability, enriching both pupil’s education and their lives. Music has the facility to impact and benefit our pupils as we prepare our pupils with a broad and varied range of skills and qualities that are both relevant and transferable.
Our intent is to produce learners who enjoy music while, at the same time, developing an understanding of the subject through active participation. In line with the school’s overall Intent statement, we strive to achieve this aim by:
Every pupil has one lesson timetabled per week. Years 7 and 8 are both divided into four groups and each group has one lesson of music per week.
During music lessons:
During their time with at St Joseph’s pupils will acquire various musical skills and experience a wide range of activities such as: