At Ormsgill, we place a high value on Music. All children take part in weekly lessons. Children in Years 4-6 receive weekly Instrumental Lessons with staff from Cumbria Music Service; we are currently learning keyboards. We enjoy singing everyday as part of lessons and in assemblies and performances.
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.
The national curriculum for music aims to ensure that all pupils: