At Manor Park we value Music as a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. Our High quality music education will 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 the pupil’s progress, they will develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose, and to listen with discrimination to the best in the musical canon: a piece of music where one voice repeats the part of another, throughout the whole piece.
During their time at Manor Park all pupils will perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and musicians. The children will learn to sing and to use their voices, to create and compose music on their own and with others. Children will take part in a number of performances to their peers, parents and members of the community. They will have the opportunity to explore a range of percussion instruments, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence. To understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations.