Music Curriculum Intent
National Curriculum Purpose of Study:
Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. A high-quality music education should engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. As pupils progress, they should develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose, and to listen with discrimination to the best in the musical canon.
At Cabot, our intention is:
– To inspire children to find joy and meaning through an appreciation of music
– To develop their skills as musicians and singers to build the confidence and self-expression that come from making music themselves
– To provide experiences of listening to live and recorded music from a range of different cultures throughout history
-To celebrate the musical heritage of pupils’ own diverse cultures and not just that of the Western canon