St Mary's RC Primary School

Full of grace, we grow and learn together

EYFS/ Key Stage 1

EYFS/KS1

Key Skills

Nursery

Reception

Year 1

Year 2

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes

 

Language development

Pitch match/sing songs Rhymes

The singing voice

Pitch match/sing songs Individual voices

Speak chants & rhymes Singing questions Class/assembly singing

Speak chants & rhymes Singing face/performing Class/assembly singing

Play tuned and untuned instruments musically

Untuned percussion

Tuned percussion

Untuned percussion Tuned percussion

Untuned percussion Tuned percussion

Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high quality live and recorded music

Move to music

Move to music How does the music make you feel?

Recognise percussion Male voice

Female voice

Live music

Recognise brass Recognise strings Recognise changes in dynamics & tempo Live music

Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

Dynamics = loud/soft Tempo = fast/slow

Represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through music. Devise short pieces in response to given stimulus.

Pitch = high/low

Duration = long/short

 

Represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through music. Devise short pieces in response to given stimulus.

Dynamics = loud/soft Tempo = fast/slow

Pitch = high/low Duration = long/short

Select your own instruments and create a short piece that reflects a certain mood and/or event.

Structure = binary AB Texture = thick/thin Timbre = different sounds

 

Notation = use of flash cards (graphic, picture scores) Create a simple binary piece of music that demonstrates understanding of the above elements.