What is Music?

Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity.  At Oakfield Primary, we provide opportunities for all children to play, perform and to enjoy music, as well as to develop the skills required to appreciate a wide variety of musical forms and to begin to make judgements about the quality of music.

Our aims:

Our aims for music are to enable children to:

  • perform, listen to, review and evaluate music across a range of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and musicians.
  • learn to sing and use their voices
  • have the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument
  • to use technology appropriately
  • to create and compose music independently and with others
  • understand and explore how music is created



Through our new creative curriculum, years 1 and 2 are currently learning to:

  • explore  pitch, dynamics and tempo through the use of voices and musical instruments
  • explore rhythm, including composing and performing their own rhythmic piece of music
  • Listen and respond to a variety of music

Year 3 is learning to:

  • Develop an understanding of the history of music
  • Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing accuracy
  • Use voices and instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
  • Compose music for a range of purposes
  • Perform in ensemble contexts
  • Appreciate & understand music from different traditions and from great composers/musicians

Year 4 is currently accessing tuition from the North Lincolnshire Music Service and will be participating in drumming sessions.

Years 5 and 6 are learning to read musical notation.


Music Clubs

Currently, we offer the following clubs: Young Voices and Guitar Club.