Without music, life would be a mistake.

Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844-1900

Philosopher

Music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity. A high quality music education should engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and their talent as musicians, and so increase their self-confidence, creativity and sense of achievement. As pupils progress, they should develop a critical engagement with music, allowing them to compose, and to listen with discrimination to the best in the musical canon. National Curriculum for Music, purpose of study

At Lansbury Lawrence, we follow the Sing Up Music curriculum progression

Young Voices 2024

Young Voices 2024

Wednesday 17th January was one of the highlights of the school calendar as we took our 40 strong choir to Young Voices 2024 at the O2 arena. They had been practicing hard for weeks before and loved the time they had to shine in the largest children's choir in the...

Shadows

Shadows

Yesterday, we finished off our music unit by responding to a mixed genre piece using shadows. The performances were based on anti-bullying week and set to a piece of classic music from the film Interstellar which was then mixed with the song Human by Rag'n'bone man in...

Arts Council – 2023-24

Arts Council – 2023-24

Each year, children get to choose from a wide range of pupil leadership positions at Lansbury Lawrence. The Arts Council is the longest running, and always has a record number of applicants. It is incredibly hard to choose who is successful, but I am very pleased to...

Grade 1 Violin Award

Grade 1 Violin Award

Congratulations to Aisha, who has been awarded her Grade 1 Music Award, with Merit, for playing the violin. Aisha is continuing her award lessons this year, alongside other students at Lansbury Lawrence, and we look forward to following all of their progress. Here is...

TES Awards #2

TES Awards #2

We were shortlisted for a TES Award for the second time in two years, for our commitment to the arts at Lansbury Lawrence. We didn't receive the trophy, but we were honoured to fly the flag for Tower Hamlets, the creative arts, and sit alongside our secondary and...