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Music

 Music 

Mr Smith is our Music Co Ordinator.

Please click here to find our Young Voices 2020! page.

Music Policy 

 

  In July 2019, we achieved the Bronze Award from the Music   Education Hub!

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Reception

 

Me!

  • Listening and responding to different styles of music
  • Embedding foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music
  • Learning to sing or sing along with nursery rhymes and action songs
  • Improvising leading to playing classroom instruments
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

 

My Stories

  • Listening and responding to different styles of music
  • Embedding foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music
  • Learning to sing or sing along with nursery rhymes and action songs
  • Improvising leading to playing classroom instruments
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

 

Everyone!

  • Listening and responding to different styles of music
  • Embedding foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music
  • Learning to sing or sing along with nursery rhymes and action songs
  • Improvising leading to playing classroom instruments
  • Singing and learning to play instruments within a song
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

 

Our World

  • Listening and responding to different styles of music
  • Embedding foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music
  • Learning to sing or sing along with nursery rhymes and action songs
  • Improvising leading to playing classroom instruments
  • Singing and learning to play instruments within a song
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

 

Big Bear Funk

  • Listening and appraising Funk music
  • Embedding foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Learning to sing Big Bear Funk and revisiting other nursery rhymes and action songs
  • Playing instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Riff-based composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

  • Listen and Appraise
  • Continue to embed the foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Sing and revisit nursery rhymes and action songs
  • Play instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Riff-based composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

Year 1

 

Hey You!

Hey You! is written in an old school hip hop style for children to learn about the differences between pulse, rhythm and pitch and to learn how to rap and enjoy it in its original form.

As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, children will listen and appraise other old school hip hop tunes.

 

 

Rhythm in The Way We Walk and The Banana Rap

 

All the learning is focused around two songs: Rhythm In The Way We Walk (Reggae style) and The Banana Rap (Hip Hop style). You will Listen & Appraise other styles of music and continue to embed the interrelated dimensions of music through games and singing.

     

      In The Groove

 

In The Groove is a song that was specially written for classroom use to teach children about different styles of music. This is a very easy song to learn and has been arranged in six different styles; Blues, Baroque, Latin, Bhangra, Folk and Funk. Each week you will listen and learn a different style of In The Groove.

In the Listen and Appraise section of this unit you will also listen to a well known song in that weeks’ style.

 

 

Round and Round

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work that builds on previous learning. It is supported by weekly lesson plans and assessment. All the learning is focused around one song: Round and Round, a Bossa Nova Latin style.

The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

Your Imagination

 

This unit contains all the classic teaching resources you would expect but with upgrades. These include new Listen & Appraise apps; new progressive Warm-up Games, Flexible Games and improvisation resources, and a new compose tool. Perform with more options too!

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

 

This Unit of Work consolidates the learning that has occurred during the year. All the learning is focused around revisiting songs and musical activities, a context for the History of Music and the beginnings of the Language of Music.

 

Musical learning

focus:

 

  • Listen and Appraise Classical music 
  • Continue to embed the foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Singing
  • Play instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

Year 2/3

 

Hands, Feet, Heart

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Hands, Feet, Heart. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked. As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, children will listen and appraise different styles of South African music.

 

Ho Ho Ho

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work that builds on previous learning. It is supported by weekly lesson plans and assessment. All the learning is focused around one song: Ho Ho Ho - a Christmas song. You will Listen & Appraise other styles of music and continue to embed the interrelated dimensions of music through games, singing and playing.

 

I Wanna Play In A Band

 

I Wanna Play In A Band is a rock song written especially for children. In this song you learn about singing and playing together in an ensemble.

As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, children will listen and appraise classic rock songs.

 

 

Zootime

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Zootime. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the interrelated dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc.), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

Friendship Song

 

This unit contains all the classic teaching resources you would expect but with upgrades. These include new Listen & Appraise apps; new progressive Warm-up Games, Flexible Games and improvisation resources, and a new compose tool. Perform with more options too!

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

 

This Unit of Work consolidates the learning that has occurred during the year. All the learning is focused around revisiting songs and musical activities, a context for the History of Music and the beginnings of the Language of Music.

 

Musical learning

 focus:

 

  • Listen and Appraise Classical music
  • Continue to embed the foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Singing
  • Play instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

Year 3/4

 

Let Your Spirit Fly

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Let Your Spirit Fly. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

Glockenspiel Stage 1

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work that introduces the children to learning about the language of music through playing the glockenspiel.

The learning is focused around exploring and developing playing skills through the glockenspiel or if you have previous knowledge, the recorder.

 

 

Three Little Birds

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Three Little Birds. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, elements of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc.), singing and playing instruments are all linked. As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, children will listen and appraise other reggae songs.

 

The Dragon Song

 

The unit contains all the classic teaching resources you would expect but with upgrades. These include new Listen & Appraise apps; new progressive Warm-up Games, Flexible Games and improvisation resources, and a new compose tool. Perform with more options too!

 

Bringing Us Together

 

This unit contains all the classic teaching resources you would expect but with upgrades. These include new Listen & Appraise apps; new progressive Warm-up Games, Flexible Games and improvisation resources, and a new compose tool. Perform with more options too!

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

 

This Unit of Work consolidates the learning that has occurred during the year. All the learning is focused around revisiting songs and musical activities, a context for the History of Music and the beginnings of the Language of Music.

Musical learning

 focus:

 

  • Listen and Appraise Classical music
  • Continue to embed the foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Singing
  • Play instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

Year 4/5

 

Mamma Mia

 

As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with the well known song Mamma Mia, children will listen and appraise more ABBA hits.

 

Glockenspiel Stage 2

 

The learning is focused around exploring and developing playing skills through the glockenspiel or if you have previous knowledge, the recorder.

This Glockenspiel 2 Unit of Work builds on the learning from Glockenspiel 1. Perhaps start to use the scores provided in this unit. Be aware that not every child will want to, or be able to read notated music but having an understanding of the language of music is important.

 

 

Stop!

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work that builds on previous learning. It is supported by weekly lesson plans and assessment. All the learning is focused around one song: Stop! - a rap/song about bullying. You will learn about the interrelated dimensions of music through games, singing and composing.

 

Lean on Me

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Lean On Me. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the interrelated dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc.), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

 

Blackbird

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work supported by One-page step-by-step / weekly Lesson Plans, and an Assessment Framework (see Assessment tab on the Charanga Musical School homepage).

The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

 

This Unit of Work consolidates the learning that has occurred during the year. All the learning is focused around revisiting songs and musical activities, a context for the History of Music and the beginnings of the Language of Music.

Musical learning

 focus:

 

  • Listen and Appraise Classical music
  • Continue to embed the foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Singing
  • Play instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place

 

Year 5/6

 

Livin’ On A Prayer

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Livin' On A Prayer. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked. As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, children will listen and appraise other classic rock songs.

 

Classroom Jazz 1

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. It is supported by weekly lesson plans and assessment. All the learning is focused around two tunes and improvising:

Three Note Bossa and Five Note Swing

 

 

Make You Feel My Love

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: Make You Feel My Love. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, elements of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked. As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, children will listen and appraise other pop ballads.

 

 

The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work. All the learning is focused around one song: The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the interrelated dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc.), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

 

Dancing in The Street

 

This is a six-week Unit of Work supported by One-page step-by-step / weekly Lesson Plans, and an Assessment Framework (see Assessment tab on the Charanga Musical School homepage).

The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc), singing and playing instruments are all linked.

 

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

 

This Unit of Work consolidates the learning that has occurred during the year. All the learning is focused around revisiting songs and musical activities, a context for the History of Music and the beginnings of the Language of Music.

Musical learning

 focus:

 

  • Listen and Appraise Classical music
  • Continue to embed the foundations of the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and instruments
  • Singing
  • Play instruments within the song
  • Improvisation using voices and instruments
  • Composition
  • Share and perform the learning that has taken place


 


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