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Year 1

Summer 1: The Great Fire of London

Do you know any songs about this?

What do you think we will be doing in our music lessons this term?

Step 1: Frogs class playing loud and quiet, conducted by Devvon

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Step 1: playing a flame loud and quet, conducted by Youssra

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Spring 2: Animals: timbre and texture

Step 5 - performance from Otters Class in their habitat

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Step 4: Otters Class Body Percussion

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Step 4: Frogs class body percussion

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Step 3: This group tried plucking some of our string instruments

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pupils playing stringed instruments

Step 3: Washay can confidently shake it using a rhythm!

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Step 2: Otters class decided these instruments can be played in a scratchy way

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Step 2: Frogs class decided these instruments can play in a bouncy way

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Step 1: Frogs Class making animal noises for a farm habitat

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Step 1: EP Frogs class making African animal sounds together

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Spring 1: The Dot - using elements of music in composition

Step 6: Lucy playing her composition

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Step 6: Ella playing her composition

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Step 5: Excellent practice writing a graphic score composition

Step 5: Excellent practice writing and performing dynamics

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Step 4: Excellent practice knowing and playing duration on online keyboard

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Siena showed what she had made and Mrs Williams created it online!

Step 3: Excellent Practice playing our dot rhythms

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Step 2: Excellent Practice Frogs Class forte and piano (loud and quiet). Playing quietly is much harder!

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Step 2: Excellent practice from Siena, where we had to guess whether she played forte or piano

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Step 1 - excellent practice playing the pitch we have written on the glockenspiel

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Step 1 - excellent practice recognising pitch on the glockenspiel and writing it down

Pre-assessment - Class ideas as to how we could make a dot into a musical composition...

Autumn 2 Topic: Toys in Space

Gustav Holst - Mars the Red Planet

Week 5: Francisco and Lucy Part 3 - the computer plays their composition

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Week 5: Francisco and Lucy part 2 - recording Found Sounds on Audacity

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Week 5: Francisco and Lucy Part 1 - experiment with Found Sounds

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Week 4: Making rocket launches from low to high on Google Chromelab Melody Maker

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Week 3: This group created the phrase "We are the Superheores" with the claves. David's counting in is fantastic and enthusiastic

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Week 3: Creating own rhythms with percussion

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Woodbloocks from the other class

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Week 2: We understand the notes go from C up to G

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Week 2: Another group's rocket launch

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Week 2: Rocket launch from high to low

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Week 2: Making a rocket with Boomwhackers

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Week 2: Ordering pitch with Boomwhackers

Week 1: We listened to the music and made actions for legato (smooth) and staccato (spiky)

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We had a discussion about what music in space could be like - ideas included different, scary and a little bumpy, loud, rushing like going fast, dark, sitar

Week 6: Robot Rhythm assessment a great example

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Week 6: Robot Rhythm a very good duet

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Week 6: Robot rhythms using sssh!

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Week 6: Robot point and say the words

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Week 6: Creating Robot Rhythms - coaching for rhythm

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Week 5 - trying the robot playalong with claves

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Week 5: claves

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We are enjoying it - we are having to concentrate so it's hard to smile as well!

Week 5 Walking on Sunshine!

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trying to copy body percussion. It is hard!

Week 4: playing the beat on our instruments in a group. Unfortunately Mrs Williams videos won't play so you will have to imagine the sound from the photos this week.

Week 3: Copying the beat

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Week 3: Best beats from Year 1

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Week 2: We try and play along to the beat with our instruments

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Week 2: Devvon copies a pattern

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Week 1: We ordered the notes of the scale

Be Brave, Be Brilliant, Be our Best