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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 94.8%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 94.8%
  • F2 Merlin Class 97.2%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 97.3%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 97.8%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 97.4%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.2%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.1%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.5%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 98.1%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 97.5%
  • Y4 Owl Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 97.2%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 96.3%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 97.8%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.4%
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Music

We value The Arts at Norbridge Academy and this is reflected in our music curriculum. We aim to develop children's creativity and enable them to become 'Masters of Music'. Each term, children in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 have a music focus and we take the time to listen and discuss, create and compose and learn and perform. In Foundation Stage 1 and 2, children experience learning for expressive arts and class teachers follow the guidance published by Development Matters.

 

You can read the Development Matters guidance published by the DfE here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/914443/Development_Matters_-_Non-statutory_curriculum_guidance_for_the_early_years_foundation_stage__1_.pdf

 

Children in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 have a weekly music lesson with one of our specialist teachers. This creates the opportunity for children to learn how to play musical instruments, use technology to generate music and play together as a class band.

 

Aside from our curriculum offer, children have the opportunities to develop their musical abilities. In collaboration with Musical Futures, we run ukulele, guitar, djembe and keyboard lessons to children in both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

 

Our children participate in a range of musical events and we offer many extra-curricular opportunities linked to music, such as 'Choir' and 'Keyboard Club'. Our children can become part of the Norbridge Rocks band and become broadcasters on the Norbridge Rocks Radio!

 

Please find our progression map for music below:

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 94.8%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 94.8%
  • F2 Merlin Class 97.2%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 97.3%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 97.8%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 97.4%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.2%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.1%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.5%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 98.1%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 97.5%
  • Y4 Owl Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 97.2%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 96.3%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 97.8%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.4%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Rebecca Jackson
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

Awards

  • Food for life
  • QES
  • Healthy Schools
  • Eco Schools
  • Outcomes School Award
  • Ofsted
  • Pupil Premium 2015
  • National Support School
  • The Primary Network
  • Pupil Premium 2016
  • Artsmark
  • International Schools Award
  • Investors In People
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