Music can make a powerful contribution to the education and development of children, having benefits which range from those that are largely academic to the growth of social skills and contribution to overall development. It is a unique form of communication that can change the way pupils feel, think and act.
At Blackley, we have a musician in residence and we are building a culture where music is for everyone. We want to ensure music is a joyful, engaging and inclusive experience that enables every child to develop their music potential and develop an appreciation of the value of music. We want our children to see themselves reflected in the musicians and composers we listen to and to encounter inspirational and aspirational musical role models that reflect the world: past, present and future, in all its diversity.