At St Mary Magdalene, music is an essential part of the national curriculum and is a subject in which pupils can develop their creativity, self-confidence as well as musical ability and performance skills.
Music provides pupils with the opportunity to use technology appropriately, to enhance and communicate their own compositions and performances.
Having the opportunity to play musical instruments helps pupils to develop self-discipline and improve memory.
Music helps pupils to appreciate and understand a wide range of traditions and cultures.
Music provides pupils with a range of vocabulary to describe the features of different musical styles and genres and articulate their responses to these.
Music allows pupils to express their feelings and ideas through composition and performance.