At Irlam Endowed, we believe that a creative education allows for children’s creativity and imagination to be stimulated, through a wide range of media, processes, designing and making, performance, composition and listening activities.
Please find our creative policy as a link below. This will show how we integrate the teaching of music and the other creative subjects into our planning and teaching.
Planning at Irlam Endowed
At Irlam Endowed, we teach the music National Curriculum objectives using a scheme called ‘Charanga’. Please see the documents below for the structure and content of the scheme. www.charanga.com
In Year 4, children are given the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument as part of the music curriculum. A specialised MAPAS (Music and Performing Arts Service) teacher visits school once a week to teach the whole class. At present, the children learn to play the violin and are given the opportunity to perform as a whole class at various events.