At Biggin Hill Primary School we aim to enable all young people, whatever their circumstances or ability, to participate within and enjoy music and to enable all young people to develop and achieve in line with their age and potential.
We aim to provide a high-quality music education that 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 pupils progress, they should develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose, and to listen with discrimination to the best in the musical canon.
Music is taught through the use of an interactive, online programme called Charanga. Resources are provided and each unit is based upon a song. Children learn a key song and use this to develop their knowledge. They learn to practise, perform, compose and evaluate their own work. Where possible music is also taught by incorporating it into the creative curriculum, through Music afternoons, class assemblies, singing assemblies and concerts.Children have access to a wide variety of tuned and untuned instruments.
To enrich the Curriculum
At Biggin Hill Primary School we have an inclusive choir for years 4, 5 and 6. We have opportunities to perform throughout the school year, including The O2, INTU Bromley and many more. We provide recorder lessons for Year 3 and run several ensembles which include an ocarina group and a keyboard group.
Instrumental music lessons are available for all children, in small groups or individually, covering a wide range of instruments.Musical Progression KS1 Musical Progression KS2