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  • OFSTED says "Students achieve well across the school."
  • OFSTED says "Teachers' secure knowledge, and often great enthusiasm for their subject, helps students enjoy learning and make improving progress over time."
  • OFSTED says "Attitudes to learning in all areas of the school are very positive."
  • OFSTED says "Students feel very safe and secure in their school."
  • OFSTED says "The overwhelming majority of parents who responded to the Parent View survey would recommend the school to others."
  • OFSTED says "Students achieve well across the school."
  • OFSTED says "Teachers' secure knowledge, and often great enthusiasm for their subject, helps students enjoy learning and make improving progress over time."
  • OFSTED says "Attitudes to learning in all areas of the school are very positive."
  • OFSTED says "Students feel very safe and secure in their school."
  • OFSTED says "The overwhelming majority of parents who responded to the Parent View survey would recommend the school to others."
Latest Newsletter 26th May 2017... more

Important letter to all parents and carers 28th April 2017... more

Music

Music is a unique form of communication that can change the way pupils feel, think and act. Music forms part of an individual’s identity and positive interaction with music can develop pupils’ competence as learners and increase their self-esteem. Music enables personal expression, reflection and emotional development. As an integral part of culture, past and present, music helps pupils understand themselves, relate to others and develop their cultural understanding, forging important links between home, school and the wider world.

 

Music education at Whitworth Community High School encourages active involvement in different forms of music-making, both individual and in groups, helping to develop a sense of group identity and togetherness through a varied programme of extra-curricular activities. Music can influence pupils’ development in and out of school by fostering personal development and maturity, creating a sense of achievement and self-worth, and increasing pupils’ ability to work with others in a group context.

 

Music learning develops pupils’ critical skills: their ability to listen, to appreciate a wide variety of music, and to make judgements about musical quality. It also increases self-discipline, creativity, aesthetic sensitivity and fulfilment.

 

 

 

 

 

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