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The Music Curriculum

Music is a unique way of communicating that can inspire and motivate children. It is a means for personal expression and can also play an important part in helping children to feel part of a community. At Perton First School, we provide opportunities for all children to create, play, perform and enjoy music, and to develop the skills to critically appreciate a wide variety of musical forms.


Our aims

To enable children to:

  • know and understand how sounds are made and then organised into musical structures;

  • know how music is made through a variety of instruments;

  • know how music is composed and written down;

  • know how music is influenced by the time, place and purpose for which it was written; and

  • develop the interrelated skills of performing, composing and appreciating music.

  • learn a musical instrument


We believe that music should also be seen as a method for the building of children’s self-esteem, confidence and self-discipline.


Charanga Music World


To provide our children with a broad music curriculum, we use 'Charanga Music World' which is a highly rated music website that provides our children with fantastic resources within their music lesson.



We are very pleased to have achieved the Sing Up Silver Award for all of the singing opportunities that we provide our children with!