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Music Curriculum

Key stage 1 – Music Curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes
  • play tuned and untuned instruments musically
  • listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music
  • experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.

 

 

Music Overview Y1

 

Autumn Spring Summer
First Singing

Jack and the Beanstalk

Playing untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

Singing

Playing untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

Second Singing

Seasonal

 

Playing untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

Singing

Playing untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

 

 

Throughout the year listening to range of recorded and live music.

Music Overview Y2

 

Autumn Spring Summer
First Singing

Listening to range of recorded music

Playing untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

Singing

Playing tuned and untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

Listening to range of recorded music

Second Singing

Seasonal

 

Playing tuned instruments (recorders and glocks)

Creating and combining sounds

Listening to range of recorded music

Singing

Playing tuned and untuned instruments

Creating and combining sounds

 

 

Key Stage 2 Music 2014/2015
Pupils should be taught to sing and play musically with increasing confidence and control. They should develop an understanding of musical composition, organising and manipulating ideas within musical structures and reproducing sounds from aural memory.Pupils should be taught to:

  • play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression
  • improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music
  • listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory
  • use and understand staff and other musical notations
  • appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

 

  • develop an understanding of the history of music
Autumn 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Year 3 Music Express Unit 1 – Animal Magic

(Exploring descriptive sounds)

Music Express Unit 2 – Play it again

(Exploring rhythmic patterns)

Music Express Unit 3 – The class orchestra (Exploring arrangements)

Music Express Unit 4 – Dragon Scales

(Exploring pentatonic scales)

Music Express Unit 5 – Painting with sound (Exploring sound colours)Music Express Unit 6 – Salt pepper vinegar mustard. (Exploring singing games)
Year 4 Music Express Unit 1 – Play it again

(Exploring rhythmic patterns)

Music Express Unit 2 – The Class Orchestra

(Exploring arrangements)

Music Express Unit 3 – Dragon Scales

(Exploring melodies and scales)

Music Express Unit 4 – Painting with sound (Exploring sound colours)

Music Express Unit 5 – Salt pepper vinegar mustard. (Exploring signals)Music Express Unit 6 –Animal magic

(Exploring descriptive sounds)

Year 5 K2M Guitar Tuition K2M Guitar Tuition K2M Guitar Tuition
Year 6 Music Express Unit 1 – Roundabout (Exploring rounds)Music Express Unit 2 – Journey into Space

(Exploring sound sources)

Music Express Unit 3 – Songwriter

(Exploring lyrics and melody)

Music Express Unit 4 – Cyclic Patterns

(Exploring rhythm and pulse)

Music Express Unit 5 – Stars, hide your fires. (Performing together)Music Express Unit 6 – Who knows?

(Exploring musical processes)