Music

This is the music curriculum for Greenfield Primary School.

 

Aims:

  • Control sounds through singing and playing (performing skills)
  • Create and develop musical ideas. (composing skills)
  • Respond and review (appraising skills)
  • Listen and apply knowledge and understanding.
  • Develop their understanding of the musical elements.

 

Curriculum:

  • EYFS: Starting out- music in a holistic way, focusing on limited musical elements. Becoming familiar with classroom instruments.
  • Key Stage 1: Develop specific skills in handling their voices and instruments. Listening to others performing and gaining an understanding of how music works. Understanding the history of music through genres.
  • Lower Key Stage 2: Handling instruments effectively, rhythm and beats. Exploring musical elements. Understanding the history of music through genres.
  • Upper Key Stage 2: Handling instruments effectively, rhythm and beats. Exploring musical elements. Focusing on specific composing techniques and evaluating performances. Understanding the history of music through genres.