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Music at Phillimore


“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”

- Plato


What is Music?

“Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. A high-quality music education should engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and a talent as musicians and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement.”

National Curriculum 2014



  • 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 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

  • Understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, temp, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations


Please click the link below to see programme of study:



At Phillimore children can expect to hear different music as they enter the assemblies. On Tuesday, our assembly is dedicated to singing. We follow SEAL teaching and use the recommended songs/music for each of the topics.
Our Foundation Children have taken part in Music Box. They have worked with Music in the Round on how rhythm and rhyme can help children.





Our Year Two Children work with Music in the Round. The Children’s Composer in Residence, Paul Rissmann, has developed music for quality texts. We have had the opportunity to be involved in all of the musicals. The Chimpanzees of Happy Town, Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants, Stan and Mabel and Crazy Creatures based on The Duck with no Luck and A Cat called Scratch.