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

Learning to play the handbells

Year 2

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 2

Exploring duration

Pulse and rhythm

Charanga – Hands, Feet, Heart.

Charanga - Glockenspiel

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 2

Pitch

Charanga – Friendship song

Charanga - Glockenspiel

Groovy Music Shapes

Music Express 2

Dynamics

Making African instruments

Charanga - Glockenspiel

 

Year 3

Charanga – Let Your Spirit Fly

Charanga - Learning to play the keyboard

 

Festival song – Ride on a Rainbow

Charanga – Three Little Birds

Charanga - Learning to play the keyboard

Charanga – Bringing Us Together

Charanga - Learning to play the keyboard.

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 – Out of the World

 

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 Group 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.

At Christmas we were very busy!  We sang for the community at Morton Manor, to fund-raise at Asda and to bring Christmas cheer at Applegarth residential home and the Cumberland Infirmary.

https://www.facebook.com/215791952132308/posts/1027525090958986/?vh=e&d=n  Click on the link for a clip of our children singing at Morton Manor!

Year 3 are learning to play the keyboard this year.

In Year 4, when children have achieved their orange Recorder Karate belt they can join Recorder Ensemble who practise on Thursday lunchtimes.  You can hear them perform at our termly school music concerts. 

Click on this link to see them playing the penny whistle in assembly.  https://www.facebook.com/stbedesrcprimary/videos/1197397147132990/?vh=e&d=n 

 

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