"Come, let us sing to the Lord! Let us shout joyfully to the Rock of
our salvation. "
Music contributes to the school curriculum by developing all students’ ability to be expressive, creative, to grow in confidence and to work with others. Students develop practical skills, knowledge, and an appreciation of a range of musical styles and cultures.
To provide all students with opportunities to develop their practical and creative skills. To give students the tools to understand the impact of music and to access it in the wider world.
- To give a range of performing, composition and listening/ appraising opportunities both within and beyond the classroom
- To develop creativity, self-confidence, resilience and the ability to work with others through the opportunities on offer
- To develop students’ understanding of a number of cultures and traditions
|Mr C Wilkinson
|Mrs E Gilmartin
|Teacher of Drama
The department has a large, dedicated music room. There are 17 Apple Mac computers with midi keyboards connected. Students are taught how to, and regularly use, Garageband and Sibelius software. There are four practice rooms where peripatetic lessons for drums, guitar, vocals, piano and woodwind take place. The main room has a projector and interactive white-board as well as a wide range of musical instruments including African drums, ukuleles, guitars, percussion and electric instruments for the pupils to use.
Extended Learning and Enrichment Activities
HF Singers (choir for students in all years)
GCSE vocal group
School musical each year - students in all years are welcome to participate either as part of the cast, backstage, sound / lighting or set, prop + costume design.
Summer Showcase Concert
Students and musical groups also play a big part in the Christmas and Easter liturgies