At St Peter's School, Classroom Music is taught as a Specialist Subject Area across P – Year 6. Each year level receives 40 minutes of weekly class instruction with the Music Specialist Teacher.
The Music Curriculum covers the primary years via 3 learning phases. Prep – Year 2, Years 3 and 4 and Years 5 and 6. Learning in Music involves singing and playing, responding to performing and composing.
As independent learners, students integrate listening, performing and composing activities. These activities, developed sequentially, enhance their capacity to perceive and understand music. As students' progress through studying Music, they learn to value and appreciate the power of music to transform the heart, soul, mind and spirit of the individual. In this way, students develop an aesthetic appreciation and enjoyment of music.