Music is taught as part of the currciulum at Westways and incorporate elements of performing, composing, listening and appraising. In 2018/19, all children in Year 2 will be learning to play the ukulele.
Peripatetic teachers from Sheffield Music Service attend school on a weekly basis to teach a variety of musical instruments to children in Years 1 to 6. There is a charge for these lessons.
There are a range of instruments that children can learn at school and includes:
- Keyboard/Piano (Year 1 upwards)
- Violin (Year 3 upwards)
- Cello (Year 3 upwards)
- Guitar (Year 3 upwards)
- Brass (Year 3 upwards with the exception of trombone which is usually Year 4 upwards)
- Flute (Year 4 upwards)
There are many music groups run by Sheffield Music Hub which take place out of school. For more information click here.
On Tuesday after school there is orchestra - run by Jack Lowe - for all pupils who can play an instrument (regardless of ability) at no charge. Please contact the school office for more information.
Key Stage 2 choir will this year perform at Sheffield Cathedral at the 'Carols by Candlelight' event.