Music Enrichment

Music Enrichment

How to Support Your Child In This Subject

  • Talk about what they have been learning about in lessons and encourage them to reflect on what they have achieved.
  • Listen to a wide variety of musical genres. 
  • Practice their instruments/voice at home. 
  • Attend extra-curricular rehearsals regularly.
  • Encourage your child to learn a musical instrument. YouTube can be a great resource for this.
  • Take your child to see a live performance.
  • Visit websites such as BBC Bitesize and the school VLE.
  • Visit the Office365 Music SharePoints.

Extra-Curricular

  • Peripatetic Instrumental Lessons – students are offered the opportunity to learn an instrument or take vocal lessons. 
  • Coursework Clinic – students from GCSE groups are able to get extra help and challenge themselves to be the best they can.
  • Unity Choir – all students welcome to learn to sing in harmony and enjoy being part of a larger ensemble.
  • Carol Service – our most talented performers and ensembles are invited to perform at our annual carol service.
  • Performance Trips – trips to see live performances are open to all students. Some of these trips are just for students who take GCSE Music.
  • Balcony Performances – students are able to see the audition process for musicians by auditioning and performing at our half termly balcony performances.
  • Musical Productions – students are able to contribute to the cross faculty productions to enrich and support student’s interest in the arts.
  • Percussion Ensemble – our most talented performers are invited to develop their skills by performing with a percussion ensemble.
  • Concert Tours – trips both within the UK and abroad to develop their cultural understanding of music.