Music

We use music to raise standards of achievement in reading, writing and mathematics.  It is also at the heart of a joyful and disciplined school culture.

Singing is used to develop oracy.  Performance is used to develop confidence and character. Learning to read music helps to accelerate literacy and numeracy.  Ensemble is used to promote interaction and co-operation.  Instrumental work develops co-ordination and fine motor skills.

At Dixons Music Primary, we have tried to take the best ideas from academies, schools, the independent sector and abroad.  Music helps our pupils to develop self-discipline and a growth mindset - to climb the mountain to university, succeed when they get there, thrive in a top job and have a great life.  A step up that mountain every day; a little bit of progress every day. 

Our superb EYFS results show that children have excelled in listening skills, as well as self-confidence skills, where we have exceeded national figures for the EYFS profile for the past 3 years.

We have a gifted and talented choir, DMP Young Voices, who recently performed at the Manchester MEN Arena.  We were selected as one of 4 schools to perform at the BBC Music Day in June 2017.

Every week, each pupil receives instrumental, vocal and ensemble tuition in a mixture of small and large group tuition which is delivered by specialist music teachers. 

During their music lessons, children learn technical, musical and performance skills.

All pupils have Performing Arts lessons each week where they work together to showcase their skills in performances throughout the year.

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A busy week in the KS2 Nurture Bubbles! Our superstars have reflected on their time at home over the past few months, their successes, and what they are looking forward to next year. They've also enjoyed reconnecting through lots of oracy activities! Proud of them all! https://t.co/PDyD4z6JO3
7:26pm 09.07.2020

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*N* and *K* were on a trip yesterday🐷🐄🐏🐮🐐🦙🐴 @MissHobsonScot1 @MrSeddon_ @MissBrownDMP https://t.co/j6u92G5QIu
9:32am 13.07.2020

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P was upset today. She cried about missing her friends from nursery. So for home learning today we did some baking, yummy! We wish we could share with 🍫 https://t.co/B08CdxX6g4
12:53pm 09.07.2020

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Famous Miss Ward!😊 Thanks for all you do at DMP to ensure that music continues to go from strength to strength! https://t.co/ooNyLf5CpS
11:57am 09.07.2020