Through the teaching of Music we aim to enable personal expression, reflection and emotional development. Music is held in high regard at Weston-on-Trent and taught by staff across the school in stand alone lessons and across other subjects.
Our curriculum intents for music can be found here:
Children in Years 3 and 4 benefit from music lessons provided by a qualified music teacher and the children learn a different musical instrument every year. This year they are learning drums and other percussion and in the past instruments have included clarinet, cello and ukulele.
Weekly singing collective worships are held for the whole school where we will sing and discuss the meanings of a wide variety of songs. We also have a school song which the children all know and sing loudly and clearly.
We have a wonderful KS2 choir with over 40 members who meet weekly in an after school club and at lunch times in the run up to performances which have included a Christmas concert at Repton Church to raise money for the Rainbows Children's Hospice and the Young Voices concert. Young Voices is an amazing event where the Weston choir became part of a choir of 6,200 children at the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham. Read our blog about the 2020 event here - https://westoncofe.wordpress.com/2020/01/18/young-voices-3/.