Our Music Curriculum
At St John Vianney, we follow the National Curriculum for music to ensure that all children have access to a balanced and varied curriculum. Teachers have access to high quality planning to enable them to deliver lessons which show a progression of skills throughout their school journey. Children are provided opportunities to learn a variety of instruments and perform individually or as part of a group. They are encouraged to listen and appraise different genres of music, created from a variety of composers and explore their own musical preferences.
Our aim is to develop each child’s musical interests and awareness to enable them to become musicians who are confident in sharing their talents.
Due to being in Lockdown for the last half of the school year, children in Year 4 and Year 5 are being offered ‘Whole Class’ instrumental lessons. This will enable the Year 5 class to finish their instrumental tuition from the previous school year.
Year 5 created their own compositions.
Carol Singing at Reeves Court – December 2019
Our choir enjoyed spreading some Christmas cheer to the residents of Reeve Court.
Christmas Carols – December 2019
Spreading Christmas cheer in our local community: Junior carols at St Austin’s; singing at our Christmas shopping evening; and joining with other local schools to sing at St Helens Parish Church.
Music through the decades
Our school choir took part in a very special event at the town hall, alongside other schools and musicians from across the borough. We enjoyed performing and received wonderful feedback!