Our Music


At Bentley New Village Primary School our intent is to provide the children to feel they are musical and to develop a long life love of music. We focus on developing skills, knowledge and understanding that children need to become confident performers, composers and listeners.

  • We will give opportunities to perform.
  • Understand how music can be written down to support performing and composing activities.
  • Will have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument.
  • Meet the key stage expectations set out in the national curriculum.
  • Will be given opportunity to learn to sing and to use their voices,
  • Will learn to create and compose music on their own and with others,
  • be provided the use of technology appropriately and have the opportunity to progress to the next level of musical excellence
  • Gain an understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations.


  • Children can attend young voices yearly.
  • Concerts are performed throughout the year
  • Monitoring termly via music coordinator
  • Yearly music day where children come to school dressed from a music decade or their favourite musician. Take part in different activities during the day.
  • Music can be played to settle children in to school to create a calm working environment.
  • EYFS sing transition times
  • During timetable rock stars children have music playing.
  • Children are taken to sing carols in the French gate centre .
  • Guitars are taught weekly by an outside agency for year 4
  • Learning history about music and different genres through music Monday.


  • Meet the key stage expectations set out in the national curriculum.
  • Pupils will be engaged and enjoycompositional performance and skills
  • Enriched cultural capital
  • Attainment of disadvantaged learners increases
  • Pupil outcomes will show their learning
  • SEND pupils are included
  • music through weekly lessons,
  • organised music experiences.( guitar lessons)
  • children will become lifelong musicians
  • they will enjoy learning a new skill
  • pupils will appreciate how music makes them feel.
  • Children will value music in their life
  • Confidence in performing.