Shake, rattle, listen and play.

Shake, rattle, listen and play.

We have been exploring the musical instruments, listening out for the different sounds they make. We testing what sounds the made when we shook, tapped and moved them from side to side.  Some of them make a loud sound and some are quieter. We like to explore how we can make different sounds with the...

MFL Countries Project Year 4

This term Year 4 have been learning all about Brazil. This week Miss Ramsey’s Class have been listening to Brazilian carnival music and writing a music appraisal. Annabelle said “The different instruments I could hear were Trumpet, Drum and Maracas. I liked it because it made me feel like I want to dance”....

Music

Autumn 2018- children in the Department of Excellence have been busy combining DT, English and Music. Year 3- Have created instruments and evaluated how successful they are. Year 4/5- Children had a class vote and selected their favourite song to appraise. Here are some excellent examples of what children can hear and what their opinions are of the...
Exploring Our Sense of Hearing

Exploring Our Sense of Hearing

During the Autumn Term, we have been exploring our senses and we have used a variety of different objects to identify using our sense of hearing....

Magnificent Music Notation!

  As part of our exciting, music curriculum, the children have been exploring music notation. There have been an array of activities: the children in Year 5 and 6 participated in a Music Notation challenge and using the internet, completed their own research; Year 4 explored the notes G,A and B on the treble clef and displayed this on the stave accurately; Year 3 explored the duration of notes and Year 1/2 explored pulse and rhythm through different nursery rhymes. Year 5/6 Music Notation Challenge Poster Example Year 5/6 Music Notation Challenge Poster Example Year 6 Created their own composition Year 4 Looked at note values on the stave. Year 3 identified the duration of notes. Year 2 distinguished between pulse and...

Year 1 Rhythm & Pulse

Year 1 pupils have used Charanga software to explore rhythm and pulse through actions and singing as part of a whole-class ensemble. This has developed the children’s abilities to differentiate between the two music terms, whilst also allowing the children to perform...