At Catherine Junior School, our curriculum is designed to provide, through inspiring and engaging experiences, the knowledge and skills to become independent, life-long learners. We recognise that music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity.
We teach music termly focusing on the three core aims of the National Curriculum: listening, performing and composing.
Aims and Objectives
We believe that, with the right teaching and support, every child can develop a love of music and their talent as musicians. At Catherine Junior School, we have high expectations to enable excellence for all and we base our teaching on the belief that all children have the potential to succeed. All aspects of our eight values in the Catherine Code underpin our curriculum, which promotes our school motto and ethos of ‘Together, we can do it!’ Our curriculum is led by our whole school core principles of oracy, reading, experiences and memory and recall.
We aim to develop learners who: