Department Music Spiritual Moral Social Cultural To experience the power of music to move and inspire pupils and to develop a general love and appreciation for the art. To appreciate the selfdiscipline required to learn to sing and to use their voices, to create and compose music on their own and with others, have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument, use technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence. Celebrating musical achievements both in and out of school. Appreciating and understanding the music of other cultures. Interacting with the wider community through performances at school, the local community and on touring excursions. To listen with increasing discrimination to a wide range of music from great composers and musicians and to develop a deepening understanding of the music that they perform and to which they listen, and its history. To give opportunities for pupils to showcase talent as musicians, and so increase their selfconfidence, creativity and sense of achievement. To understand and explore how music can change moods and behaviour through the use of interrelated dimensions. To understand and appreciate how music is created, produced and communicated using appropriate musical terminology. To appreciate and understand a wide range of musical contexts and styles in society and to see how music can cause conflict and differences of opinion. Appreciating how music is used in different ways in different settings e.g. for pleasure, for worship, to help people relax.