Learning in Music
- Compose on their own, and with others. , listen to and review a wide range of different music.
- Sing and vocalise, play tuned and un-tuned percussion instruments.
- Learn about pitch, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture and structure.
The purpose of music in Watergate school is to:
- Engage pupils in an activity that they enjoy and grow to love.
- Develop skills in music and increase confidence, creativity and a sense of achievement.
- Develop skills in composing, listening and performing.
- Enable pupils to play together thus developing interaction between them.
- Use music to develop communication and engaging skills.
Two year cycle for Music :-
|Travel and Transport
|Songs Wibble wobble How we move to sound. Show interest in how different instruments sound.
Songs the wheels on the bus
|Songs Grand old Duke of York. Pitch Link to high pitch for up and low pitch for down. Songs Daisy Daisy Tuned percussion (In F, Bb & C) & hitting a bell. Loud and soft.||Songs I’ll take you riding in my car, car. making up rhythms. Use un tuned instruments. Songs Yellow submarine. Creating and combining sounds.||Songs We have wheels, wheels, singing.
Songs She’ll be coming round the mountain. / Brown Girl in the ring. Composing linked to a story.
|Songs. One Potato two potato. Link actions to songs.Songs Five current bunds in a bakers shop. Listening to a variety of sounds.||Songs Lets make a cake. Vocalise sounds of different pitch.Songs Hot Potato Copy rhythm. Copy 2 & 3 beat pattern. Long and short notes.||Songs A pizza Hut Dynamics loud and soft. Use tuned instruments. Songs Mangos responding to a stimulus.||Songs Oats and beans and barley grow. Tempo
Songs The dumpling song discovering sounds and making a story.
|Caring for our World
|Songs We all play together. Moving to music and adults copy pupils rhythms. Songs I love the sun. Expressing self through actins and sounds.||Songs I’ve got a body Tempo – Fast and slow. Songs If your happy and you know it. Timbre||Songs Where have all the flowers gone. Timbre. Songs The wombling songs. Moving to music.||Songs I’d like to teach the world to sing.
Songs When you’re smiling. Using art work to inspire composition.
|Light, Sound, Electricity
|Songs Colours of the rainbow. Listening to sounds, Clapping with music. Songs This little light of mine. Listening to music and watching dance.||Songs Shake and Stop. Play and stop.
Songs Catch me the colours of the rainbow. Raps and rhymes. Un-tuned Percussion drum and tambourine.
|Songs Sing a rainbow. Combining rhythm
Songs We can play on the big base drum Timbre, Rehearse and present a performance.
|Songs I am the music man. Timbre.
Songs The marvellous toy Timbre, moving to sounds.
|Where We Live
|Songs Shake the tambourine. Make sound line. Songs Miss poly had a dolly. Dancing in a ring.||Songs I’m a dingy dangly scarecrow. Clap a rhythm
Songs When goldilocks went to the house of the bears. Loud & soft.
|Songs In all kinds of weather actions to songs. Songs the wise man built his house upon a rock. Exploring and combining musical ideas.||Songs In a cottage in a wood. A sense of musical expression. Songs What have they done to the rain. analysing and compare sounds.|
|Myself and the Animal Kingdom
|Songs 1. Five white teethLink music to paintings, & counting.
Songs 2, Caterpillar
Move to music like a Caterpillar
|Songs Five little specked frogs. Copy vocalizing. Copy clapping. Turn taking. Songs There’s a worm at the bottom of my garden. Un tuned percussion using hands and beaters. Fast and slow.||Songs The elephant. rhythm + pitch and duration.
Songs Going to the Zoo percussion using body parts. Improve melodic performance.
|Songs Rise and shine. Link music to dance and expressive language.
Songs I know an old lady who swallowed a fly. Combining rhythms.