Music can play a critical role in the intellectual development of children, by improving their higher-order thinking skills, executive functioning skills and creative problem-solving abilities. Stafford State School is committed to delivering a quality Instrumental Music Program.
This extra-curricular programme is offered to children in years 3 to 6 and provides students with professionally planned opportunities to:
- Formally engage with music and develop an enduring love of and lifelong involvement with music.
- Learn to play a musical instrument.
- Engage in music making through a range of learning experiences and a variety of styles and contexts both individually and with others.
- Develop social and personal skills that promote group cooperation, responsibility, confidence and self-esteem.