Music Curriculum statement
At St. Joseph’s the children have access to a range of musical experiences. They are encouraged to be actively involved in creative thinking and individuality, giving opportunities to express themselves using a variety of instruments, sing a wide selection of songs and listen to music from all cultures and styles. They will increase their skills and knowledge of composition and sing with greater clarity and improve performance. This leads to greater self-confidence as well as a better understanding and appreciation of Music.
|Mrs N Boswell|
Young Voices 2020
On Tuesday 28th January, 40 Year 5 and 6 children took part in the amazing Young Voices concert at Resorts World Birmingham. The preparation for the event started long ago in September when all Key Stage 2 children were introduced to the phenomenon that is the world’s largest school choir, Young Voices. Once children had signed up, rehearsals began in earnest at lunchtimes to learn all the songs and dance moves. The event itself proved to be more than we could have imagined. It was a long day, but full of excitement and pure joy as we set off from school at lunchtime and headed to our concert. The afternoon was spent rehearsing the songs with the other 6600 school children. We enjoyed singing along with Tony Hadley, The Shires and Ruti from The Voice UK. At about 6pm the excitement was building as parents began to fill the arena to watch the sell-out show. The children sang their hearts out for the 2 hour show which was over far too soon! A huge well done to all the children who took part in the amazing event. We look forward to doing it all again next year!
Young Voices 2020
Mrs Bury (Head Teacher) and Mrs Boswell (Music Coordinator) receive the Elgar Junior Music Award from the Elgar Society. A very proud moment for the whole school.
Music Tuition 2019-2020.
KS1 - violin and ukulele
KS2 - violin, clarinet, ukulele, guitar
All lessons take place in small groups of 4 or 5 children with a trained music teacher. We can arrange the hire of musical instruments through Severn Arts. https://www.severnarts.org.uk/
Lessons are booked and paid for in termly blocks.
KS2 Choir rehearse every Monday and Tuesday lunch time in Year 6 Pear classroom.
Ukulele FAME Festival
On Tuesday 9th July children attended the annual FAME Festival at Worcester Arena. Children were joined by musicians from other schools to play set pieces. Well done to all who took part.
School Choir Perform at Voices and Visions.