Term 4 Music Overview 2017
PP: are exploring simple rhythms. They are using body percussion and percussion instruments to play rhythms, using rhythm names to say rhythms and notation to write rhythms.
Year 1: are learning some songs from other cultures. They use their body to move to music and use instruments to play simple accompaniments.
Year 2: are rehearsing for their performance of a musical nativity at the end of term.
Year 3 and 4: are making links with Italian as they learn a simple Italian Christmas carol and add instrumental accompaniment.
Year 5 and 6 are exploring the different instrument families as they delve into the orchestral work by Benjamin Britten ‘The Young Person’s Guide to The Orchestra’. They explore the form ‘theme and variations’.