At Thurcroft Infant school we believe that Music in school will engage and inspire pupils to develop a life-long love of music, raise aspirations and give children the opportunity to explore the world beyond their immediate environment. Through their musical experiences we intend for children to develop their reading skills by their learning of new vocabulary and rhythmic language. Through the teaching and learning of Music our intention is for children to explore, collaborate and develop their talent as both singers and musicians. This in turn will increase their self-confidence, well-being, creativity and sense of achievement.
The teaching of music at Thurcroft ensures that children listen, appraise, sing, play both untuned and tuned instruments, perform and evaluate their own learning. This takes place through classroom teaching as well as weekly singing assemblies, celebration assemblies and performances along with the chance to take part in a music based after school club.
Music in school is implemented through following the Charanga scheme which gives a clear and comprehensive scheme of work in line with the National Curriculum.
YUMU is an area of the Charanga platform dedicated to supporting music-making between lessons and when the children are at home. It is a safe online space where students can learn, play and develop as musicians.
Each child has their own Login details and they are able to access any packages or assignments set by their class teacher.