How will this be measured?
Pupil Voice will show:
Enjoyment and enthusiasm when discussing music; ability to talk about their personal taste in music and understanding others may have differing opinions.
A knowledge of various musical styles and traditions at an age appropriate level.
A progression of knowledge in singing, listening, composing, musicianship (KS1) and performing (KS2) with appropriate vocabulary which supports and extends understanding.
Confidence in discussing music, their own work and identifying their own strengths and areas for development.
Performance videos, photographs, school website, Facebook and displays will show:
Pupils have had opportunities to be creative and to practice and refine their knowledge.
A varied and engaging curriculum which develops a range of musical knowledge.
Developed and final pieces of work which showcase the knowledge learned.
Clear progression of knowledge in line with expectations set out in the progression grids.
That pupils, over time, develop a range of knowledge across all of the areas of the music curriculum: singing, listening, composing, KS1 musicianship and KS2 performing.
The subject leader will:
Collate appropriate evidence over time which evidences that pupils know more and remember more.
Monitor the standards in the subject to ensure the outcomes are at expected levels.
Gather evidence on pupils undertaking peripatetic instrumental lessons and their impact.
Provide ongoing CPD support based on the outcomes of subject monitoring to ensure that the impact of the curriculum is wide reaching and positive.