Respect

Courage

Compassion

Respect

Courage

Compassion

Music

At Ampney Crucis we want the children to develop a love of music and to understand the emotional connections that music can provide, by making music an intergral part of our school day.

Intent

Music should be an enjoyable experience for pupils and teachers. Children participate in a range of musical experiences, building up their confidence at the same time. They develop their understanding of rhythm and pitch and learn how music is structured, as well as learning technical vocabulary for these elements. As children’s confidence builds, they enjoy the performance aspect of music. Children experience listening to music from different cultures and eras. 

Implemention

Music is taught as a discrete subject but also across the curriculum. Areas of learning, such as times tables in maths, vocabulary in languages and movement in dance can all incorporate different elements of music. A weekly singing assembly allows the children opportunities to develop their singing skills and gain an understanding of how ensembles work. Performances, such as Christmas plays and nativities and end of year shows, demonstrate that music is important to the life of the school. Extracurricular activities, such as choir and peripatetic music lessons, also provide children with experience of making music. 

Impact

The impact of teaching music will be seen across the school with an increase in the profile of music. Whole-school and parental engagement will be improved through performances, extracurricular activities and opportunities suggested in lessons/overviews for wider learning. Participation in music develops wellbeing, promotes listening and develops concentration. We want to ensure that music is loved by teachers and pupils across school, encouraging them to want to continue building on this wealth of musical ability, now and in the future.  

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Ampney CrucisC of E Primary School

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School Lane, Ampney Crucis,
Cirencester,
Gloucestershire, GL7 5SD

Ampney CrucisC of E Primary School

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School Business Manager | Heather Chadwick

01285 851440 admin@ampneycrucis.gloucs.sch.uk

Headteacher and SENCo | Mrs Tana Wood

Chair of Governors | Howard Beddoe

About Us

We may look small from the outside, but we have lovely grounds to explore at the back of our school as well as new library that is the pride and joy of all our school.