The children in the Foundation Stage really enjoy Mrs Ansher's energetic music and movement sessions when celebrating different Chaggim. They learn the words to many different Hebrew songs and love acting them out. They can clap to the beat as well as play instruments and particularly enjoy it when the puppet Squeeky comes out. They can also dance to the rhythm of the music.
In Key Stage 1 Music, children explore how to use their voices in a range of ways. This includes developing singing skills and learning a range of fun and engaging songs with actions. Children also develop a strong sense of rhythm and pulse via a selection of rhythm activities and games. Children have access to tuned and untuned percussion instruments, and by the end of Year 2 children are proficient at working in groups and developing simple compositions using their voices and instruments. All children gain confidence as they become comfortable performing in front of their peers.
In Key Stage 2 Music, children further develop their musicianship skills by participating in a wide range of warm ups, songs, rhythm activities and action games. Tuned percussion is used more often, and children also begin to learn how to read simple rhythm and pitch notation. Children work in pairs and in groups and learn how to develop musical ideas when composing. All children gain confidence as they become comfortable performing in front of their peers.
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Please click here to see the curriculum coverage Year 1 of 2 year cycle.
Please click here to see the curriculum coverage Year 2 of 2 year cycle.