Music – curriculum information

Music enriches lives and to that end music at Pearson will be used and often taught in a cross curricular way. Singing can be enjoyed by all and is experienced regularly through whole school singing assemblies and singing as part of the music curriculum in classes.

Musical knowledge and skills will be taught ensuring that children progress through the big ideas of cultural understanding, critical understanding and creative communication.

The work of famous musicians/artists/composers will be studied and children will be given the opportunity to respond to a variety of different music from across the world. Music making will be cross curricular and may often be undertaken as a result of current topic work, visits, visitors, seasonal events, local events or any other stimulus. At all times there should be a balance of process and outcomes. Performances should celebrate children’s work.

Involvement in the Wider Opportunities scheme provides year 4 children at Pearson with the opportunity to learn how to play an instrument and children in KS2 can access peripatetic music lessons.

Information for parents

Pearson Primary School has gone above and beyond the realms of every day teaching and learning in this challenging year. Thank you to the wonderful staff for all they do, both seen and unseen. Our child is happy, inspired, challenged, supported and making progress - what more could we ask for?

Parent's comments

I would like to express my gratitude to the extent the school supports the festival of Eid Ul Adha. Not only by allowing the children a day to celebrate with their families but also by celebrating these events in the school as well.

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I have had a lovely afternoon hearing the Year 1 children read so thank you. I was so impressed with the calmness and maturity of the children.

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I have full faith in Mrs Clarkson and her wonderful team. They have bent over backwards over the past year to make sure my daughter has an education and I know they will continue to do so. They are amazing and I am so great full for their support for my child throughout the lockdowns. They have exceeded my expectations as they always go the extra mile.

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We are very happy with the school and our child’s progress.

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My child loves the school and enjoys her time here.

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We are very happy with our child’s education.

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The teachers are always looking out for the children and they are nice to the children.

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