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Music - Mrs Draper

Music Subject Lead - Mrs Draper



At St James’ we engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music. We believe that music is a unique and powerful form of communication that can affect a pupil’s mood and the way that they feel, think and act. Music has many benefits; it can increase listening and concentration skills, self-esteem, confidence, creativity and memory.



‘Without music, life would be a mistake’ Friedrich Nietzsche


“How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” ― Jane Swan


“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley.


“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” ― Johnny Depp


“If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Music Policy

End of year expectations

Charanga topics

Rock Kidz Christmas party 2019🎉 🎄

Community Links -We had a great day when 3 ex-pupils, now working at The Artz Centre, visited St James’

Early Years pupils experimenting with instruments
Year 2 performing, 'The Wheels on the bus'
Year 2 learning to play the recorder
KS1 singing and performing in class
KS2 performing, 'Mamma Mia' at the local care home
KS2 singing to residents at the local care home
Yr4 and 5 brass concert for parents.