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Southborough Church of England Primary School

Southborough Church of England Primary School

Music

Music

Music is an important part of the curriculum and school life at Southborough Church of England Primary School. In addition to weekly class based music lessons, involving composing, performing, listening and appraising, musical activities take on a variety of guises throughout the school. See below for examples of the fantastic music opportunities and latest performances....

Terms one and two have finished with a bang, with a plethora of music performances! First there was the year 3 guitars recital, followed by the years 2-3 choir and Chamber choir recording songs for West Kent Radio.

We then had the Christmas Music Concert featuring the Year4-6 choir (ahead of their performance at the O2 arena in January for 'Young Voices'), the Orchestra, the Chamber choir, the Glockenspiel club and the year 2-3 choir. 

We finished off with a performance at Christ Church for COGS. 

Year 3 Guitar Recital

Choir performances and interviews for West Kent Radio's 'Classroom Carols'

Year 6 solo performance on electric guitar at the summer music concert

Junior choir performing Gary Barlow’s ‘Sing’.

Production shot of ‘Once On This Island’ the year 6 musical.

Music curriculum progression map

September 2023:

Weekly class music lessons follow the fantastic curriculum of Kapow -take a look at the music curriculum here: https://www.kapowprimary.com/subjects/music/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwl8anBhCFARIsAKbbpyRLvRZEh_3Oov-CmbkrdAraTwZggdsUPcqBfg-5WhKkX0DmjUSki40aAsQbEALw_wcB

 

In addition to their class music lessons, students get a weekly singing assembly (collective worship) and the opportunity to take 1:1 and or group instrumental lessons as well as the opportunity to join one of our fantastic music clubs.
We currently have a thriving Junior choir that will be performing in the prestigious ‘Young Voices’ concert at the O2 Arena in January 2024.

We also have the years 2-3 choir and an Orchestra led by Mrs Hughes. New for this academic year will be a glockenspiel club and a chamber choir.

Year 3 will all be learning to play the guitar this year and having lessons with our fantastic guitar teacher Henry from ‘Rock and Pop.’

We will continue to put on music concerts at the end of terms 2, 4 and 6. There will be the Christmas shows as well as the much-anticipated year 6 production at the end of the summer term.

See below for photos of class music lessons, instrumental lessons, Orchestra club, Junior choir, Infant choir and singing collective worship.

If you would like to book music lessons for your child, please follow the link below for more information on our visiting music teacher team.

Music is led by music specialist, Miss Garrioch.

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