Music

Mrs. Harris teaches Music throughout the school, introducing the children to a range of musical instruments. 

Music Scheme of Work Overview

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Nursery and Reception 

Traditional Nursery Rhymes

Charanga – Me!

Instruments in provision

Traditional Nursery Rhymes

Charanga – Everyone!

Instruments in provision

Traditional Nursery Rhymes

Charanga – Big Bear Funk

Instruments in provision

Year 1

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 1

Exploring sounds

Duration of sounds

Charanga – Hey You!

Groovy Music Shapes

Grace Darling Song

Music Express 1

Pulse and rhythm

Pitch

Charanga – In The Groove

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 1

Instruments and symbols

Timbre, tempo, dynamics

Charanga – Round and Round

Year 2

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 2

Exploring duration

Pulse and rhythm

Charanga – Hands, Feet, Heart.

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 2

Pitch

Charanga – Friendship song

Learning handbells

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 2

Dynamics

Making African instruments

Continuing handbells

 

Year 3

Charanga – Let Your Spirit Fly

Playing the glockenspiel

 

Festival song – Ride on a Rainbow

Charanga – Three Little Birds

Playing the glockenspiel

Charanga – Bringing Us Together

Playing the glockenspiel

Year 4

Recorder Karate

Charanga – Mamma Mia

 

Festival song – Haunted House

Recorder Karate Charanga – Blackbird

Recorder Karate Charanga – Lean on me

 

Year 5

First Access Clarinet

Charanga clarinet

Festival Song – Lazy Sunday

First Access Clarinet

Charanga clarinet

First Access Clarinet

Charanga

clarinet

Year 6

Christmas carols

 

Singing French

Festival songs – Lin Marsh

School Play – Cinderella and Rockerfella

 

Mrs Dodd teaches piano,woodwind and singing through private tuition and supports our Carlisle Festival Entries.

Mr Tugwell teaches the clarinet to Year 5 and to small groups.

Mr Hart teaches the Groovy Guitar Groups during two after school clubs. Monday Beginners / Friday Intermediate and also teaches individual guitar lessons.

The KS2 School Choir are always very busy, rehearsing and performing.  All children in Years 4, 5 and 6 are welcome to join.  We practise after school on Tuesdays.

Austin Friars Singing Day 2018

At Christmas the Junior Choir performed at a Christmas Concert at Morton Manor dressed in nativity outfits, they went carol singing to raise money for charity at the train station, they sang carols at Applegarth Care Home and also at the Cumberland Infirmary.

Year 3 may learn to play the keyboard at the Mini Mozart after school club.

When children have achieved their orange Recorder Karate belt they can join Recorder Ensemble who practise on Monday lunchtimes.  You can hear them perform at our termly school music concerts. 

We are proud of all our entries to the Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival.  Here are some of our individual singing and poetry entries.