Music at Bradford Forster Academy
Through teaching with excellence and modelling exemplary behaviour, the Music department strives to challenge, motivate and inspire greatness in our students enabling them to become outstanding and ambitious for themselves. We passionately believe that music offers pupils unique, vibrant, exciting opportunities for self-expression and the development self-confidence, resilience, teamwork and self-discipline. Pupils are taught skills and knowledge which enable them to perform and compose music. They are taught how to listen music critically, with enjoyment and with an understanding of its cultural, historical and social context and significance. We provide pupils with the opportunity to explore music across a wide range of exciting and engaging instruments and platforms.
In partnership with our strong Christian foundations and high-quality teaching and learning practice, Drama at Bradford Forster Academy encourages students to become:
Our Curriculum is sequenced to allow students to build their knowledge and skills over time by:
Technology subjects provide students with opportunities for them to develop the habits and skills needed to succeed in life during and after BFA by:
In achieving this, we endeavour to support our students in breaking through limited horizons and becoming confident, effective, and employable citizens within the context of the local community of BD4, Bradford and beyond.