Music

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Subject Intent

 As musicians, we listen to music and compose, by arranging sounds in time through the elements of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre, to develop my own identity and understand others.

Building foundations for a love of life, a love of learning and a love of one another

KS1

·        To use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes

·        To play tuned and untuned instruments musically

·        To listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

·        TO experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.

KS2

·        To play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

·        To improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

·        To listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

·        To use and understand staff and other musical notations

·        To appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

·        To develop an understanding of the history of music.

Key Documents

1. Music at USL

2. Curriculum Progression - Music

3. Music Policy

4. USL Action Plan - Music

5. Scaffolding in Music

6. SMSC in Music

7. Long Term Planning Documents

8. Knowledge Organisers

School Vision

Building foundations for a love of life, a love of learning and a love of one another