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Slyne-With-Hest St Luke's Church of England Primary School

Listen, learn, love and laugh as part of God's family




We teach the National Curriculum for Music using our own scheme of work which includes materials from Charanga, Music Express online, Sing up! and a range of other music sources. Throughout KS2 children develop the ability to play the glockenspiel as well as being encouraged to have a go at another instrument through our links with Lancashire Music Service.


As the national curriculum, we aim to ensure that all pupils:

  • 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 interrelated dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations

We enjoy a wide range of music making in our school from Christmas productions to weekly music activities. Year 2 and Year 5 take part each year in the local Lancaster and District Singing Festival and the choir enjoy their annual trip to Young Voices at the MEN.


Pupils in KS2 have the chance to learn how to play:

  • woodwind instruments (clarinet / flute/saxophone)
  • brass instruments (trumpet / tenor horn)
  • guitar
  • percussion (drums)


We have a well established choir, who sing in a variety of different festivals and concerts along with a school band.


All children in KS2 learn how to play the glockenspiel - starting with a few notes moving on to being able to accompany simple melodies.

Overview of Music

Go to the video resource centre and take at look at some of our recent music work :

Brazilian Samba Music Workshop as part of World Week

Year 2 and Year 5 performed really well at the Lancaster Singing Festival

Lazy Mondays Whole School Concert and Y5 / 6 Workshop (January 2018)

School Choir singing at The Priory as part of the St John's Hospice Carol Service December 2017

Year 3 and 4 enjoy a morning with the Upbeats (November 2017)