The Arts are important to us at St Mary's and this is reflected in the curriculum that we have created for both Music and Art & Design. Through both these subjects, we aim to teach our children how to be creative for an audience. Children study an artist and musician every term during their time at St Mary's and we take time to study the key elements of both subjects.
Aside from our academic study offer, we also offer more bespoke opportunities to develop children's musical abilities. In collaboration with Inspire Music, we run Ukulele and Guitar lessons to both Keystage 1 and Keystage 2. We also offer Whole Class Ensemble Teaching: this is the opportunity for a whole class to learn to play a musical instrument for a term. Our Y3 class will be taking part in this in Summer Term, learning how to play the African Drums! This year, we are also looking forward to taking part in the 'Ashfield Area Big and Little Sing 2020'!
As part of our Enrichment Curriculum, we run craft and music centered after-school clubs on a rolling programme such as 'Choir' and 'Keyboards'. Please see our 'Enrichment Curriculum' page for more details. please see the links below to find out more about our Art and Music Curriculum and tuition. Find out more below in our curriculum and policy documents. We hope that you enjoy looking at our children's high quality outcomes too.