All students should experience music in school as normal everyday activity, making music through singing, performing and composing, listening to music with increasing understanding, and participating in performances as performers and as audience members.
All student should have the opportunity to progress their musical interests and talents, including professionally.
Our Music Curriculum
At Humberston Academy we are responsible for developing a rich curriculum, co-curricular and enrichment programme in the line with the expectation of the National Plan for Music Education.
Music Co Curricurricular
Voces Theatri - A choir, joined by audition, exploring all styles of musical theatre
BoysVox - A choir group just for boys, a safe space to sing as a group of boys of all ages and support through voice changes too
Voces Uniti - A choir for all, exploring music across different styles of music
Voces Electi - A small chamber choir (maximum 16 voices), auditioned and exploring advanced music for voices
Samba Band - A percussion group playing south American style samba music on our bespoke Humberston Samba kit
Big Band - Jazz Band made up of Saxophones, Trumpets and Trombones along with piano, bass and drums - Discuss with Mr Sleight or Miss Kamis if you are interested in joining.
Instrumental Music Lessons
If you wish for your child to take instrumental/vocal lessons at Humberston Academy be through teachers contracted by us rather than you having direct contacts with peripatetic staff as was previously the case.
All lessons will be subsidised and the cost to parents/carers is £100 per term (paid via our online system).
Students eligible for Pupil Premium funding will get their lessons paid for from this funding, meaning they are effectively free to you as parents/carers.
Please use the link below if you would like to sign up your child for Instrumental and Vocal lessons:
An Academy that embraces music is not just an Academy with a good music department. It is one where the underlying principals of high-quality music-making; of listening, adapting, exploring, persevering, problem-solving, thinking laterally and performing without fear, are seen in every student and teacher
See below links for case study videos for the Music First programme.
DRET Music Calendar
The DRET Music Way