This is suspended due to Covid-19
At Queen’s Crescent School we believe that every pupil should have the opportunity to develop their musical potential. We aim to give stimulating and meaningful opportunities to explore the musical elements of performing, appraising, composing, transcribing and listening. We encourage links with other curriculum areas and provide musical activities throughout the year that support pupil’s musical learning linked to the curriculum.
A specialist music teacher leads music class lessons and we also have other talented musicians on our teaching staff.
We have two fantastic school choirs who take part in local events.
Year 3 and 4 choir is called ‘The Quavers.’
Year 5 and 6 choir is called ‘The Minims.’
Young Voices is an annual event held in different venues across England. School choirs from all over the country get together to form the biggest children’s choir in the country and possibly the world! Our children sing with thousands of other children as well as with some well- known singing stars!
We took the choir to the Young Voices Concert in Birmingham in January 2017. Yet again the children had an amazing time.
King Arthur Quest
The choir learnt songs written especially for a mini opera and performed them with members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and children from other schools at the Neeld Hall in Chippenham.
Picnic in the park
We sang alongside choirs from other Chippenham schools at John Coles Park. It was a fantastic afternoon and we were very lucky with the weather.
MUSIC LESSONS IN SCHOOL
Drumming - We have a drumming teacher who comes into school once a week to teach children privately.
Brass - We have a brass teacher who comes in to school once a week.
Pupils have the opportunity to take part in a number of concerts and shows throughout the school year.
FS2 and KS1 perform a Christmas show each year for parents and KS2 perform in a carol service at Ladyfield Church.
Another highlight is our year 3 and 4 play. The children have performed in plays such as ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate factory.’
Our year 5 and 6 children perform a ‘leavers’ show near the end of the school year. These have been a huge success and have included ‘Grease,’ ‘Wicked’ and ‘Bugsy Malone.’