Building on the success of Music Matters in childcare settings, with the support of Louth Leader Partnership, Music Generation Louth extended Music Matters into the following Primary Schools:
• Redeemer Girls’ National School, Dundalk
• Redeemer Boy’s’ National School, Dundalk
• St Joseph’s National School, Dundalk
•Scoil Eoin Baiste, Dundalk
•Castletown Girls School, Dundalk
•St Nicholas’ Monastery National School, Dundalk
• Marymount Girls’ National School, Drogheda
• St John’s National School, Drogheda
• St Brigid’s National School, Drogheda
• St Patrick’s National School, Drogheda
Please Note Music Matters finished at the end of 2015 due to funding.
The programme grew to include children and teachers from junior infants senior infants and first year classes The most recent Music Matters + series reached 1,200 children.
”The programme is brilliantly organised, planned and delivered and we look forward to being involved in the future”. – Marcella O Conluain, Principal of St Joseph’s National School, Dundalk.
‘This is our second year funding the MUSIC Matters programme in schools. The evidence cearly shows that music can have a very positive effect on a chlidren’ learning. The programme was available to junior infant classes in the participating schools last year but feedback was superb, so we decided o expand it to Senior Infants classes during 2013/14. It is a good fit with our overall early intervention strategy when working inout target areas.” – Hugh Doogan, Education Coordinator at Louth Leader Partnership.