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Music

Why you teach it - your purpose of study 

At Langold Dyscarr Community School we foster in every child  the opportunity to be a composer and a performer, with a secure knowledge of historical periods, genres, styles and traditions, including the works of the great composers and musicians 

IMPLEMENTATION 

How you teach it - your delivery of the above  

  • CPD for staff 
  • Broad access to different musical instruments 
  • Skills and knowledge taught at appropriate levels  
  • Learn to sing and play a musical instrument with musical understanding and control 
  • Have opportunities to develop their musical skills further, inspiring them to engage in musical activity throughout their lives 
  • Feel the communal bonding experience of playing and singing with others, being part of something greater than themselves – E.g. Christmas light singing, musicals in performances etc. 

 

IMPACT 

So what - your evaluations of the above 

Impact (So What?) 

  

  • Developing children’s confidence in their skills and knowledge of the music curriculum (different types of instruments, music and musicians) 
  • Participate and perform in an ensemble outside school, such as ‘Tales in the Garden Shed’, and develop skills to gain life skills such as; team work, confidence, focus, problem solving and commitment. 
  • Develop a deep understanding and love of music from a wide range of cultures and traditions that will grow throughout their lives from participating in Harvest, Christmas, Chinese New Year and other celebrations. 

 

MUSIC

Langold Dyscarr Community School

Autumn 1: Music is a Peacebuilder and Friendmaker

 EYFS

Year 1

 

 

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

 

 

 

How can we make friends when we sing together?

 

Introducing Beat

How Does Music Help Us to Make Friends?

 

 

Exploring Simple Patterns

 

How Does Music Bring Us Closer Together?

 

Developing Notation Skills

How Does Music Bring Us Together?

 

 

Interesting Time Signatures

How Does Music Bring Us Together

 

 

Getting Started with Music Tech

How Does Music Bring Us Together?

 

 

Developing Melodic Phrases

 

Autumn 2: Music is a Storyteller and Time Traveller

 EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

How Does Music Tell Stories About the Past?

 

Adding Rhythm and Pitch

How Does Music Teach Us About the Past?

 

Focus on Dynamics and Tempo

 

What Stories Does Music Tell Us About the Past?

 

Enjoying Improvisation

How Does Music Connect Us with Our Past?

 

Combining Elements to Make Music

How Does Music Connect Us with Our Past?

 

Emotions and Musical Styles

How Does Music Connect Us with Our Past?

 

Understanding Structure and Form

 

 

 

Spring 1 : Music is a Changemaker

 EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

 

Introducing Tempo and Dynamics

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

 

Exploring Tempo through Music

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

 

Composing Using Your Imagination

How Does Music Improve Our World?

 

 

Developing Pulse and Groove through Improvisation

How Does Music Improve Our World?

 

 

Exploring Key and Time Signatures

How Does Music Improve Our World?

 

 

Gaining confidence through Performance

Spring 2 : Music is a Builder of Community and Guardian of Cultural Identity

 EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

How Does Music Help Us to Understand Our Neighbours

 

Combining Pulse, Rhythm and Pitch

 

 

How Does Music Teach Us About Our Neighbourhood?

 

Inventing a Musical Story

How Does Music Help Us Get to Know Our Community?

 

Sharing Musical Experiences

How Does Music Teach Us About Our Community?

 

Creating Simple Melodies together

How Does Music Teach Us About Our Community?

 

Introducing Chords

How Does Music Teach Us About Our Community?

 

Exploring Notation Further

Summer 1 : Music is a Friend, Guide and Support

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

What Songs Can We Sing to Help Us Through the Day?

 

Having fun with Improvisation

How Does Music Make Us Happy

 

 

Music that makes you Dance

 

How Does Music Make a Difference to Us Every Day?

 

Learning more about Musical Styles

How Does Music Shape Our Way of Life?

 

Connecting Notes and Feelings

How Does Music Shape Our Way of Life

 

 

Words, Meaning and Expression

How Does Music Shape Our Way of Life?

 

Using Chords and Structure

Summer 2 : Music is a Nature Lover and Guardian of the Earth

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

How Does Music Teach Us About Looking After Our Planet?

 

Explore Sound and Create a Story

How Does Music Teach Us About Looking After Our Planet?

 

Exploring Improvisation

How Does Music Connect Us with Our Planet?

 

 

Recognising Different Sounds

How Does Music Connect Us with the Environment?

 

 

Purpose, Identity and Expression in Music

 

5 How Does Music Connect Us with the Environment?

 

 

Identifying Important Musical Elements

How Does Music Connect Us with the Environment?

 

 

Respecting Each Other through Composition

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