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Year 3

Summer 1: Bees

Do you know any music with bees in it?  Miss Sharpe knows a lot about this!

End of unit performance with 2 classes. We are so proud of these children. Well done Bats and Hedgehogs classes.

Y3 Buzzing in the Hive conducted by Alex.MP4

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Step 5: Fly Away Bees conducted by Adam P

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Step 5: Maci conducting - listen to the end!

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Step 5: Graphic scores - this one is titled "Queen Bee"

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Step 4: Extension making many very fast bees in Google Chrome Music Lab

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Step 4: one very fast bee created in Google Chrome Music Lab

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Step 3: Nathan and Omar created chromatic patterns starting on the B note

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Step 3: Bats class copying the note B on the glockenspiel

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Step 2: each class had a go at playing part of the music. For a first try, this was amazing!

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Step 2: We found out how to play B on the recorder

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Step 1: We made bees which we are going to "fly" in the different styles of Rimsky Korsakov and Moumouchi (Song of the bees) from Bangladesh

Spring 2: Boudicca! singing, structure and time signatures

Performance: Hedgehogs to Year R

Performance! Bats to Year 4

Step 4: Albi had a go at recording the task on our new keyboards. Well done!

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recording keyboards

Step 4: Playing together is very hard in a group. We will keep trying. 6 people are playing together here!

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group keyboard playing

Step 4: Elijah and Mercy working together so well practicing

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keyboard playing

Step 4: Hafsa and Maci have been practicing and this is AMAZING!

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keyboard playing

Step 3: We now used claves for the rhyhm. The clave notes have a x on them to show they are not pitched

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playing claves

Step 3: Clapping the rhythm in the right place

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clapping rhythm

Step 2: Challenge - Abdulaziz can play using more than one finger. This will be much smoother.

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Step 2: Learning the melody. Ayaan can play with one finger

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Step 1: learning D on our new keyboards for Boudicca!

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Spring 1: Volcanoes (dynamics)

Step 6: Bats performance track

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Step 6: Bats performance track

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Step 5: Hedgehogs singing dynamics

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Step 4: Excellent hand gestures to show understanding of dynamics

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Step 3: Excellent practice from Abdullah following coloured notes for the first time

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Step 2: Tiwatope wanted to take notes so she can learn at home. Great focus, Tiwatope!

Step 1 - Excellent practice first try with playing dynamics. Bats Class were drumming on chairs.

Pre-assessment: Draw what symbols a composer would use to show quiet. Then draw the symbol you think would show loud.

Autumn 2: Big Dreams (Christmas Songs)

Week 4: Unison playing of one of Bats class lyrics

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Week 3: We had a go at improvising with our glockenspiel and Mrs Williams wrote one from each table into a class composition for us to play and sing

Week 2: Ariana and Ayaan's composition

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Week 2: Spontaneous Song!

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Week 2: Writing lyrics and singing them

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Week 2: Using special coloured pens to compose pitch

Week1: Ibrahim's amazing start to songwriting

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Week 1: Tiwatope's little musical phrase started us off well with our songwriting topic

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Week 1: Blooket. How much do we know about the elements of music? We will need this knowledge for our compositions later in the term.

Week 6: Adam's spontaneous composition using black notes - he explains how he made it

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Week 6: listen to the improvement in singing!

Week 6: Bats Class can now play the glockenspiel part together

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Week 5: Zenny with coaching by Elijah!

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Week 5: Mercy tried his own ideas of pitch and rhythm

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Week 3: Table 3 play Yo Ho Ho together

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Week 3: one great example of Yo Ho Ho

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Week 2: More amazing rhythms for "Pull The Rope!"

Week 1: Bats first sing

Listen to how much we will have improved by the end of the topic!

Week 1: Hedgehogs first sing

Listen to how much we will have improved by the end of the topic!
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