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Music at St Stephen's

Learning to Play the Violin
Making Music Together
Year 6 Perform at Southwark Cathedral
Performance for All: Proms in the Playground
Composition in Year 6
Parents and Children enjoy Proms in the Playground
Visiting group 'Rock Steady' involve the teachers
 St Stephen's Ensemble play 'Hey Mr Miller'
Composing programme music for the book 'Thief'

At St Stephen’s, music is highly valued. We believe music is a unique way of communicating that can inspire and motivate children; it is a vehicle for personal expression playing an important part in the personal development of people. Music reflects the culture and society we live in, and so the teaching and learning of music enable children to better understand the world that they live in. It also plays an important part in helping children to feel part of a community. We provide a range of opportunities for all children to create, play, perform and enjoy music, to develop the skills to appreciate a wide variety of musical forms, and to begin to make judgements about the quality of music.

 

At  St Stephen’s School, we make music an enjoyable experience. We encourage children to participate in a variety of musical experiences through which we aim to build up the confidence of all children.

 

As well as class based music lessons,  here are some of the opportunities we offer our children:

 

Instrumental tuition in the following instruments:

  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Flute
  • Clarinet
  • Violin
  • Percussion
  • Recorder

 

Performance Opportunities:

Children are given the opportunity to share their music in a variety of settings

  • School showcases
  • Collective Worship
  • Borough events
  • Within the community

 

Music Clubs:

  • Ensemble
  • Singing Clubs for KS1 and KS2
  • Music Making ( composition,  song writing, music appreciation)
  • Instrument specific ensembles ( eg woodwind, guitar, rock/pop band)

 

Other opportunities include:

• Visiting musicians

• Trips to concerts

• Music Festival Week (music talent shows, music workshops led by visiting musicians, etc)

Our Music Curriculum

Music Websites

Be a Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann or an Ed Sheehan and try your hand  at  creating some music for yourself and others to enjoy by clicking on the links below! 

Songs to learn

During the lockdown, songs will be posted for you to learn. 'Singup' provide resources to help you learn the song as well as the backing track to sing along to -  so why not have a go!

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