|Fairway Music Curriculum|
At Fairway Primary School, our intent is to deliver a music curriculum which enables children to develop a love of a wide range of musical genres and be able to explore aspects of performing, listening and composing.
At Fairway, we encourage children to EXPLORE their own love of music and their talent as musicians, KNOW how to be critical through their engagement of music and compositions and be able to effectively COMMUNICATE the value and importance of music in the wider community.
During their learning journey at Fairway we want children to develop an understanding of the following key concepts:
We aim to develop cultural capital in our learners, by enabling them to develop their appreciation and love of music. This will prepare them for the next stage of their education and enable them to become citizens who appreciate a diverse range of musical genres.
Inclusion is at the core of our vision and ethos. We have developed opportunities to consider the nine protected characteristics of the Equality Act, British Values and children’s development of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education throughout our music curriculum. We look to develop children’s awareness about the lives of others and this work is constantly changing and developing.
Music learning at Fairway Primary School is carefully planned and sequenced so that new knowledge and skills build on prior learning and provide progression towards end of year and end of key stage expectations.
The organisation of the music curriculum allows children’s knowledge, understanding and skills to develop over time. We have carefully adapted the KAPOW scheme of work to ensure all aspects of music are covered throughout their learning journey.
Music lessons are planned to:
We aim to support all children to reach their full potential by enabling children to overcome barriers to learning. Assessment is used to inform next steps in learning to ensure that children are building on their prior knowledge and making appropriate progress according to their ability and age.
Our music curriculum enables children to: